Submarine of the R-1 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||28 Mar 1918|
|Launched||15 Aug 1919|
|Commissioned||23 Sep 1919|
|Lost||12 Jun 1943|
|Loss position||24° 24'N, 81° 38'W|
Decommissioned on 7 December 1942. Recommissioned on 16 October 1940. Sank during torpedo trials south of Key West in position 24°24.30'N, 81°38.30'W. 42 men died, including Brazilian observers. There were no survivors.
Commands listed for USS R-12 (89)
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|1||Harry Benjamin Dodge, USN||16 Oct 1940||May 1941|
|2||Arnold Frederick Schade, USN||May 1941||Jul 1941|
|3||Harry Benjamin Dodge, USN||Jul 1941||Jan 1942|
|4||Edward Ellis Shelby, USN||Jan 1942||12 Jun 1943|
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