Allied Warships

S-22 (SS-127)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down6 Jan 1919 
Launched15 Jul 1920 
Commissioned23 Jun 1924 
End service19 Jun 1942 

Decommissioned 19 June 1942.
Transferred to the Royal Navy the same day and renamed HMS P-554.
Returned to US Naval custody 11 July 1944.
Stricken in August 1945.
Sold 16 November 1945 and broken up for scrap.

Career notesLoaned to the Royal Navy as P 554

Commands listed for USS S-22 (127)

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1Lt. William Russell Ignatius, USNApr 1939Oct 1940
2George Herrick Wales, USNOct 194019 Jun 1942

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Notable events involving S-22 include:

17 Apr 1942
USS S-22 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Coco Solo, Panamal Canal Zone.

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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