Allied Warships

S-20 (SS-125)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-1 
Pennant125 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Aug 1918 
Launched9 Jun 1920 
Commissioned22 Nov 1922 
End service16 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 16 July 1945.
Stricken 25 July 1945.
Sold 22 January 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS S-20 (125)

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CommanderFromTo
1George Deane Dickey, USNJul 1937Apr 1941
2Lt. Samuel David Dealey, USNApr 1941Jul 1942
3Ralph Emerson Styles, USNJul 1942Aug 1942
4Lt. Earl Twining Hydeman, USNAug 1942Oct 1942
5Ralph Emerson Styles, USNOct 1942late 1943
6Richard E. Robb, USNlate 1943Feb 1945
7Gerald L. Cameron, USNRFeb 194516 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving S-20 include:


2 Mar 1942
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

17 Apr 1942
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

18 Apr 1942
USS S-20 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

24 May 1942
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

20 Jul 1942
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

21 Jul 1942
USS S-20 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

28 Jul 1942
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

30 Aug 1942
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

31 Aug 1942
USS S-20 arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for the installation of new torpedo firing equipment.

24 Nov 1942
Having completed her special torpedo firing tests, USS S-20, departed the Portsmouth Navy Yard for New London, Connecticut.

25 Nov 1942
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

8 Oct 1944
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

2 Nov 1944
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

3 Nov 1944
USS S-20 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

19 Nov 1944
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

26 Dec 1944
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

27 Dec 1944
USS S-20 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

4 Feb 1945
USS S-20 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

12 May 1945
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

13 May 1945
USS S-20 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

22 May 1945
USS S-20 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

2 Jul 1945
USS S-20 departed New London, Connecticut for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for decommissioning.

4 Jul 1945
USS S-20 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for decommissioning.

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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