Submarine of the S-3 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Portsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||14 Feb 1920|
|Launched||20 Oct 1921|
|Commissioned||14 Jul 1923|
|End service||10 Apr 1945|
Decommissioned 30 September 1936.
Commands listed for USS S-13 (118)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt. David Lee Whelchel, USN||28 Aug 1940||Sep 1942|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Karl Raymond Wheland, USN||Sep 1942||May 1943|
|3||Edward Frank Steffanides, Jr., USNR||May 1943||Apr 1944|
|4||T/Lt.Cdr. John Patteson Currie, USN||Apr 1944||Mar 1945|
|5||Homer W. Pipkorn, USNR||Mar 1945||10 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving S-13 include:
5 Jun 1943
USS S-13 departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
10 Jun 1943
USS S-13 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.
17 Aug 1943
USS S-13 departed Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.
3 Jan 1945
USS S-13 departed the Panama Canal Zone for Key West, Florida.
10 Jan 1945
USS S-13 arrived at Key West, Florida.
11 Jan 1945
USS S-13 departed Key West, Florida for New London, Connecticut.
19 Jan 1945
USS S-13 arrived at New London, Connecticut.
8 Mar 1945
USS S-13 departed New London, Connecticut for the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
9 Mar 1945
USS S-13 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
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