Submarine of the R-1 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||16 Oct 1917|
|Launched||24 Oct 1918|
|Commissioned||15 Apr 1919|
|End service||14 Sep 1945|
Decommissioned 30 June 1932.
Commands listed for USS R-5 (82)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt. Dudley Walker Morton, USN||19 Aug 1940||17 May 1942|
|2||Lt. Arthur Caswell House, Jr., USN||17 May 1942||Feb 1944|
|3||Gilbert L. Rodier, USNR||Feb 1944||7 Feb 1945|
|4||Robert Hailey, USN||7 Feb 1945||14 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving R-5 include:
30 Apr 1942
USS R-5 departed her patrol area, 300 nautical miles north of Bermuda for New London, Connecticut.
5 May 1942
USS R-5 arrived at New London, Connecticut for repairs to her after ballast tank.
11 Jan 1943
USS R-5 departed New London, Connecticut for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba via Bermuda.
20 Jan 1943
USS R-5 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from New London, Connecticut.
20 Jun 1943
USS R-5 departed Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Bermuda.
25 Jun 1943
USS R-5 arrived at Bermuda from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
27 Jun 1943
USS R-5 departed Bermuda for New London, Connecticut.
2 Jul 1943
USS R-5 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Bermuda.
29 Nov 1944
USS R-5 departed Port Everglades, Florida for New London, Connecticut.
5 Dec 1944
USS R-5 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Port Everglades, Florida.
5 Sep 1945
USS R-5 departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for decommissioning.
6 Sep 1945
USS R-5 arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for decommissioning.
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