Submarine of the Barracuda class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||16 Nov 1921|
|Launched||9 Jun 1925|
|Commissioned||22 May 1926|
|End service||3 Mar 1945|
Decommissioned 4 June 1937.
Commands listed for USS Bonita (165)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt.Cdr. Stanley Gilbert Nichols, USN||5 Sep 1940||19 Aug 1942|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Charles Frederic Brindupke, USN||19 Aug 1942||30 Sep 1942|
|3||Charles Donald Brown, USN||30 Sep 1942||Jan 1943|
|4||T/Cdr. James Hillman Newsome, USN||Jan 1943||27 Feb 1945|
|5||Clyde Pitts, USN||27 Feb 1945||3 Mar 1945|
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Notable events involving Bonita include:
3 Oct 1942
USS Bonita departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
12 Oct 1942
USS Bonita arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for refit and alterations.
10 Apr 1943
With her refit completed, USS Bonita, arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
14 May 1943
USS Bonita departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.
15 May 1943
USS Bonita arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.
15 Jul 1943
USS Bonita departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.
16 Jul 1943
USS Bonita arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.
29 Aug 1943
USS Bonita departed New London, Connecticut for the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
3 Dec 1944
USS Bonita arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
16 Feb 1945
USS Bonita arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for decommissioning.
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