Allied Warships

USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)

Submarine rescue vessel of the Chanticleer class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine rescue vessel
PennantASR 7 
Built byMoore Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Dec 1940 
Laid down15 Sep 1941 
Launched29 May 1942 
Commissioned20 Nov 1942 
End service 

Stricken on 1 June 1973
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 1 June 1974


Commands listed for USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)

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1Lt.Cdr. Richard Ellington Hawes, USN20 Nov 1942??? (1)

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Notable events involving Chanticleer include:

16 Jan 1944
On 16 and 17 January 1944, USS Billfish (Cdr. V.C. Turner, USN), conducted exercises off Fremantle together with USS Chanticleer (Cdr. R.E. Hawes, USN).

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