Allied Warships

S-35 (SS-140)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-1 
Pennant140 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down14 Jun 1918 
Launched27 Feb 1919 
Commissioned17 Aug 1922 
End service19 Mar 1945 
History

Decommissioned 25 October 1922.
Recommissioned 7 May 1923.
Decommissioned 19 March 1945.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Sunk as a target 4 April 1946 off the Hawaiian Islands.

 

Commands listed for USS S-35 (140)

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CommanderFromTo
1Thomas Michael Dykers, USN18 Jun 1937Aug 1941
2James Edward Stevens, USNAug 1941Oct 1942
3Henry Stone Monroe, USNOct 194226 Oct 1943
4Robert Bogardus Byrnes, USN26 Oct 1943Sep 1944
5Morris F. Landon, USNRSep 194419 Mar 1945

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Notable events involving S-35 include:


12 Apr 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour, Alaska for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kuriles.

30 Apr 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 1st war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

28 May 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the western Aleutians.

29 Jun 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 2nd war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

14 Jul 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

11 Aug 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. J.E. Stevens) ended her 3rd war patrol at Dutch Harbour. She was now sent to San Diego, California for an overhaul.

20 Oct 1942
With her overhaul completed USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived back at Dutch Harbour.

26 Oct 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol between the Kuriles and the western Aleutians.

25 Nov 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 4th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

11 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

21 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) is damaged by an electrical fire while on patrol off Amchitka, Aleutians. The fire was caused by a huge amount seawater entering the control room through the conning tower hatch due the extreme weather conditions. Lt. Monroe is forced to break off the patrol.

29 Dec 1942
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 5th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

14 Jan 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for the Puget Sound Navy Yard for repairs and overhaul.

29 Jan 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived at the Puget Sound Navy Yard for repairs and overhaul.

3 Jun 1943
With her repairs and overhaul completed USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) sets off again for the Aleutians.

11 Jun 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) arrived at Dutch Harbour.

17 Jun 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

2 Jul 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) torpedoed and sank the Japanese crabbing ship Banshu Maru Nr.7 (5490 GRT) off the west coast of the Kamchatka peninsula, Aleutians in position 52°30'N, 156°12'E.

25 Jul 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 6th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

6 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

19 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) developed engine trouble and is forces to break off her patrol.

28 Aug 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. H.S. Monroe) ended her 7th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

26 Nov 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. R.B. Byrnes) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 8th war patrol. Once again she was ordered to patrol off the Kurils.

30 Dec 1943
USS S-35 (Lt. R.B. Byrnes) ended her 8th war patrol at Dutch Harbour. She is now assigned to training duties.

1 Oct 1944
USS S-35 was docked at Pearl Harbour.

25 Oct 1944
USS S-35 was docked at Pearl Harbour.

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U. S. Submarines in World War II

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U.S. Submarines Through 1945

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