Allied Warships

S-46 (SS-157)

Submarine of the S-42 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-42 
Pennant157 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Feb 1921 
Launched11 Sep 1923 
Commissioned5 Jun 1925 
End service2 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 2 November 1945.
Stricken 16 November 1945.
Sold in November 1946 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS S-46 (157)

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CommanderFromTo
1Allan Rockwell McCann, USN24 Nov 19261 May 1929

2Ralph Clinton Lynch, Jr., USNMay 193920 Aug 1942
3Lt. Earl Russell Crawford, USN20 Aug 194224 Nov 1943
4T/Capt. Gordon Campbell, USN24 Nov 194320 Jan 1944
5Edwin Monroe Westbrook, Jr., USN20 Jan 1944Nov 1944
6Russell C. Medley, USNRNov 1944mid 1945?
7A. H. Clark, Jr., USNRmid 1945?2 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving S-46 include:


5 Mar 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Brisbane, Australia.

15 Apr 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) arrived at Brisbane.

13 May 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Brisbane for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off New Britain.

21 Jun 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Brisbane.

20 Jul 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) departed from Brisbane for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Solomons.

15 Aug 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. R.C. Lynch, Jr.) ended her 2nd war patrol at Brisbane.

11 Sep 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. E.R. Crawford) departed from Brisbane for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol east of New Guinea.

11 Oct 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. E.R. Crawford) ended her 3rd war patrol at Brisbane.

4 Nov 1942
USS S-46 (Lt. E.R. Crawford) departed from Brisbane to return to the Panama Canal Zone.

9 Jan 1943
USS S-46 (Lt. E.R. Crawford) arrived at Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone. She is now sent to Philadelphia on the US east coast for an overhaul. After overhaul S-46 was sent to Alaska where she made two war patrols in late 1943 - early 1944.

8 Feb 1943
USS S-46 departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

14 Feb 1943
USS S-46 arrived at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

25 Mar 1943
USS S-46 departed Trinidad for the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

3 Apr 1943
USS S-46 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from Trinidad for a refit.

14 Jun 1943
With her refit completed, USS S-46, departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard for Hampton Roads, Viginia.

21 Jun 1943
USS S-46 departed Hampton Roads, Viginia for Coco Solo, Panama 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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