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Chachalaca

 

A species of bird, the Texan guan.

 

Chachalaca (AMC-41) was launched on 11 June 1941 by the Bristol Yacht Building Co., South Bristol, Maine. She was placed in service on 11 September 1941 and assigned to the 10th Naval District where she performed minesweeper duties. On 4 January 1946 she was placed out of service and stricken on 8 May of that year.