Submarine of the S-1 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||17 Apr 1919|
|Launched||9 Nov 1922|
|Commissioned||22 May 1924|
|End service||5 Jun 1942|
Decommissioned 5 June 1942.
|Career notes||Loaned to the Royal Navy as P 556|
Commands listed for USS S-29 (134)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Robie Ellis Palmer, USN||26 Jun 1936||Jun 1940|
|2||Lt. William Davis Irvin, USN||Jun 1940||late 1940|
|3||Lt. Eugene Thomas Sands, USN||late 1940||5 Jun 1942|
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Notable events involving S-29 include:
6 Oct 1939
R E Palmer (then a Lt) was the skipper of S-29 when she made a deep dive (214 ft) on October 6, 1939.
21 Mar 1942
USS S-29 departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for New London, Connecticut.
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