Allied Warships

S-41 (SS-146)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-1 
Pennant146 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down17 Apr 1919 
Launched21 Feb 1921 
Commissioned15 Jan 1924 
End service13 Feb 1945 
History

Decommissioned 13 February 1945.
Stricken 25 February 1946.
Sold in November 1946 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS S-41 (146)

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CommanderFromTo
1Charles Otto Triebel, USNJan 1939Jan 1941
2Merrill S. Holmes, USNJan 1941Feb 1941
3George Michael Holley, USNFeb 194112 Jun 1942
4Lt. Irvin Swander Hartman, USN12 Jun 19427 Oct 1943
5John Ward Reed, USN7 Oct 1943July 1944
6John E. Gilman, Jr., USNRJul 194413 Feb 1945

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Notable events involving S-41 include:


8 Dec 1941
USS S-41 (Lt. George Michael Holley) departed from Manila Bay to patrol in Tablas Strait.

24 Dec 1941
After taking on board fuel and supplies USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) departed from Manila Bay again to continue her patrol in the Lingayen area.

4 Jan 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) departed from her patrol area of Lingayen Gulf and moved south to the Netherlands East Indies.

25 Jan 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Surabaya, Java, Netherlands East Indies.

4 Feb 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) departed from Surabaya for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in Makassar Strait.

10 Mar 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) ended her 2nd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia. She later shifts to Brisbane.

9 May 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) departed from Brisbane for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomons.

6 Jun 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. G.M. Holley, Jr.) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane.

22 Jul 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Brisbane for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the New Britain / New Ireland area. S-41 however soon returned with defects.

7 Aug 1942
After repairs USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Brisbane again to resume her 4th war patrol.

2 Sep 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) ended her 4th war patrol at Brisbane.

21 Sep 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Brisbane for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol the Ellice Islands and then to continue on for Pearl Harbor.

13 Oct 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) ended her 5th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She is now sent to San Diego, California.

29 Oct 1942
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) arrived at San Diego for an overhaul.

23 Apr 1943
With her overhaul completed USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from San Diego bound for Dutch Harbour.

11 May 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) arrived at Dutch Harbour, Alaska.

15 May 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Kurils.

28 May 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) sank the Japanese sailing vessel Asuka Maru (1036 GRT) off Paramushiro, Kuriles in position 50°38'N, 155°15'E.

15 Jun 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) ended her 6th war patrol at Dutch Harbour.

28 Jun 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Dutch Harbour bound for Attu.

3 Jul 1943
USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) departed from Attu for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Kurils.

2 Aug 1943
On or around this day USS S-41 (Lt. I.S. Hartman) ended her 7th war patrol. She is now assigned to training duties.

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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