Allied Warships

S-1 (SS-105)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-1 
Pennant105 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down11 Dec 1917 
Launched26 Oct 1918 
Commissioned5 Jun 1920 
End service20 Apr 1942 
History

Decommissioned 20 October 1937.
Recommissioned 16 October 1940.
Decommissioned 20 April 1942 and transferred to the United Kingdom being commissioned as HMS P-552 the same day.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 24 June 1942.
Returned to the U.S.N 16 October 1944, at Durban, South Africa.
Sold 20 July 1945 and scraped at Durban 14 September 1945.

 
Career notesLoaned to the Royal Navy as P 552

Commands listed for USS S-1 (105)

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1Rob Roy McGregor, USN16 Oct 194020 Apr 1942

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Notable events involving S-1 include:


8 Mar 1942
USS S-1 shifted from the Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, Rhode Island to New London, Connecticut.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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