Allied Warships

USS Coucal (ASR 8)

Submarine rescue vessel of the Chanticleer class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine rescue vessel
PennantASR 8 
Built byMoore Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Dec 1940 
Laid down30 Sep 1941 
Launched28 May 1942 
Commissioned22 Jan 1943 
End service 

Stricken on 15 September 1977
Sunk as a target


Commands listed for USS Coucal (ASR 8)

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1Lt.Cdr. David H Byerly, USNR22 Jan 1943??? (1)

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