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USS Chicolar (SS-464)
Namesake: Chicolar
Fate: Cancelled
General characteristics
Class & type: Tench-class submarine

USS Chicolar (SS-464) would have been a Tench-class submarine, the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the chicolar.

The name Chicolar was assigned to the submarine SS–464, but construction was cancelled on 29 July 1944, before she was laid down.

Chicolar was also a fictional submarine in Edward L. Beach, Jr.'s novel Dust on the Sea


  • This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
  • Beach, Edward L., Jr. Dust on the Sea. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972.
  • Lenton, H. T. American Submarines. New York: Doubleday, 1973.

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