Allied Warships

USS Chandeleur (AV 10)

Seaplane tender of the Tangier class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAV 10 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down29 May 1941 
Launched29 Nov 1941 
Commissioned19 Nov 1942 
End service12 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned on 12 February 1947
Stricken on 1 April 1971
Sold to be broken up for scrap


Commands listed for USS Chandeleur (AV 10)

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1T/Capt. William Sinton, USN19 Nov 194221 May 1943
2T/Capt. Albert Kellogg Morehouse, USN21 May 19436 Nov 1943
3T/Capt. Walter Victor Rudolph Vieweg, USN6 Nov 194329 Feb 1944
4T/Capt. Willard Kinsman Goodney, USN29 Feb 1944Dec 1944
5T/Cdr. John Steuert Tracy, USNDec 1944

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