Allied Warships

USS Penguin (ASR 12)

Submarine rescue vessel of the Penguin class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine rescue vessel
ClassPenguin 
PennantASR 12 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down9 Feb 1943 
Launched20 Jul 1943 
Commissioned29 May 1944 
End service 
History

Ordered and laid down as fleet tug USS Chetco (AT-99)
Redesignated and renamed submarine rescue ship USS Penguin (ASR-12) on 23 September 1943

 

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1Lt.Cdr. George Waugh Albin, USN29 May 1944???

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