Allied Warships

S-23 (SS-128)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down18 Jan 1919 
Launched27 Oct 1920 
Commissioned30 Oct 1923 
End service2 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 2 November 1945.
Stricken 16 November 1945.
Sold 15 November 1946 ad broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS S-23 (128)

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1Lt. Philip Niekum, USN19 Jun 1937late 1939
2Lt.(j.g.) Enrique D`Hamel Haskins, USNlate 1939Jan 1940
3Lt. David Charles White, USNJan 1940Feb 1940
4Lt. Tyrrell Dwight Jacobs, USNFeb 194015 Feb 1941
5Lt. John Reeves Pierce, USN15 Feb 194124 Apr 1942
6Lt. Harold Edward Duryea, USN24 Apr 1942Oct 1942
7Lt. Harold Eustace Ruble, USNOct 1942Aug 1943
8T/Lt.Cdr. Greer Assheton Duncan, Jr., USNAug 1943Nov 1943
9George Woodruff Forbes, Jr., USNNov 1943Aug 1944
10Thomas Francis Howe, USNRAug 1944Mar 1945
11Charles M. Young, USNMar 19452 Nov 1945

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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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