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USAV Chandler (HA-7)
Aircraft Retrieving Vessel
Laid down in 1942 as HA-7 as a "Design No. 210, 150 Foot Steel Diesel Retrieving Vessel" at Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding & Dry Dock, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Launched in 1942-43
Delivered, circa May 1943, to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
Comissioned and placed in service as USAV Chandler (HA-7), circa May 1943
Decommissioned, retired from U.S. Army service, date unknown
Sold, date unknown, renamed MV Jean Arnoux
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 483 t.
Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
Cargo Capacity 500 t.
four 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion two 300hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
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||USAV Chandler (HA-7) underway, 18 May 1943, in the Great Lakes.
U.S. Army Trnasportation Corps photo from www.flickriver.com
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Last Updated 8 September 2023
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