Allied Warships

Submarine rescue ships

Chanticleer class

9 ships

Technical information

TypeSubmarine rescue ship
Displacement1780 BRT 
Length251 feet 
Complement102 men 
Armament2 3" AA guns (2x1)
8 20mm AA 
Max speed14.5 knots
EnginesDiesel-electric, 1 shaft 
Power3000 HP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Chanticleer class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Kittiwake (ASR 13)
USS Petrel (ASR 14)
USS Sunbird (ASR 15)
USS Tringa (ASR 16)
USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)
USS Coucal (ASR 8)
USS Florikan (ASR 9)
USS Greenlet (ASR 10)
USS Macaw (ASR 11) Lost on 12 Feb 1944

9 Submarine rescue ships of the Chanticleer class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Submarine rescue ship classes.

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