Allied Warships

R-3 (SS-80)

Submarine of the R-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassR-1 
Pennant80 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down12 Dec 1917 
Launched18 Jan 1919 
Commissioned17 Apr 1919 
End service4 Nov 1941 
History

Decommissioned 10 August 1934.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 19 August 1940.
Decommissioned and transferred to the United Kingdom 4 November 1941, commissioned into the Royal Navy as P 511.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 7 November 1941.
P 511 was scrapped at Troon, Scotland in February 1948.

 
Career notesLoaned to the Royal Navy as P 511

Commands listed for USS R-3 (80)

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1Lt. John Corbus, USN19 Aug 19404 Nov 1941

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