Submarine of the Balao class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Electric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||6 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||21 Feb 1944|
|Launched||14 Jan 1945|
|Commissioned||28 Apr 1945|
|End service||1 Jul 1971|
Decommissioned, stricken and transferred to Argentina 1 July 1971 being renamed Santiago del Estero (S-22); Santiago del Estero was decommissioned by the Argentine Navy in January 1981.
Commands listed for USS Chivo (341)
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|1||William Rolston Crutcher, USNR||28 Apr 1945|
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Noteable events involving Chivo include:
7 Jun 1945
With her trails and initial training completed USS Chivo (Lt.Cdr. William Rolston Crutcher) departed from New London bound for Key West.