USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)
Submarine rescue vessel of the Chanticleer class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Type||Submarine rescue vessel|
|Built by||Moore Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||30 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1941|
|Launched||29 May 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Nov 1942|
Stricken on 1 June 1973
Commands listed for USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard Ellington Hawes, USN||20 Nov 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Chanticleer include:
4 Oct 1944
During 4 and 5 October 1944, HMS Sirdar (Lt. J.A. Spender, RN) and HMS Tantivy (Lt. P.S. May, RN), conducted exercises off Fremantle. These included night exercises. Convoy attack exercises were carried out on USS Chanticleer (L.L. Tyndall, USN), HMAS Ipswich (T/Lt. R.H. Creasey, RANR(S)) and HMAS Warrnambool (Lt.Cdr.(Emgy.) E.J.B. Wight, RAN). (2)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.