Photo #: S-511-27
"Submarine Rescue Vessel (A.S.R.) - Design Study "A""
Preliminary design plan prepared for the General Board during the process that produced the Chanticleer (ASR-7) class.
This plan, dated 17 October 1940, depicts a 1575-ton (light displacement) 240-foot (between perpendiculars) design of about the same size as that actually adopted.
Scale of the original drawings is 1/16" = 1'.
The original plan is in the 1939-1944 "Spring Styles Book" held by the Naval Historical Center.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted January 2003
Rescanned and reposted 1 March 2005