Allied Warships

R-18 (SS-95)

Submarine of the R-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassR-1 
Pennant95 
Built byUnion Iron Works (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down16 Jun 1917 
Launched8 Jan 1918 
Commissioned9 Sep 1918 
End service19 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 13 May 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 8 January 1941.
Decommissioned 19 September 1945.
Stricken in November 1945.
Sold in 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS R-18 (95)

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CommanderFromTo
1Edgar John MacGregor, III, USN8 Jan 19411 Apr 1942
2Lt. John Starr Coye, Jr., USN1 Apr 194211 Apr 1943
3Thomas Henley Henry, USN11 Apr 1943Apr 1944
4Robert F. Kelly, USNApr 1944Dec 1944
5W. L. Smith, USNRDec 1944Apr 1945
6Douglas T. Morse, USNApr 194519 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving R-18 include:


10 Mar 1942
USS R-18 shifted from New London, Connecticut to Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, Rhode Island to participate in special tests.

19 Mar 1942
USS R-18 returned to New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

19 May 1942
USS R-18 departed New London, Connecticut for a patrol to the north of Bermuda.

10 Dec 1942
USS R-18 departed Trinidad for St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

13 Dec 1942
USS R-18 arrived at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands from Trinidad.

16 Dec 1942
USS R-18 departed St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for New London, Connecticut.

24 Dec 1942
USS R-18 arrived at New London, Connecticut from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for a period of repairs.

11 Apr 1943
USS R-18 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

12 Apr 1943
USS R-18 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

5 May 1943
USS R-18 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

6 May 1943
USS R-18 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

11 Jun 1943
USS R-18 departed New London, Connecticut for Bermuda.

15 Jun 1943
USS R-18 arrived at Bermuda from New London, Connecticut.

15 Apr 1945
USS R-18 departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

22 Apr 1945
USS R-18 arrived at Key West, Florida.

24 Apr 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

30 Apr 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

1 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

2 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

3 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

4 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

5 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

7 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

8 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

9 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

10 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

11 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

12 May 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

16 May 1945
USS R-18 departed Key West, Florida for Port Everglades, Florida.

17 May 1945
USS R-18 arrived at Port Everglades, Florida.

20 Jun 1945
USS R-18 departed Port Everglades, Florida for Key West, Florida.

21 Jun 1945
USS R-18 arrived at Key West, Florida from Port Everglades, Florida.

27 Jun 1945
USS R-18 is put on the slipway at Key West.

29 Jun 1945
USS R-18 is put back in the water.

2 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

4 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

6 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

10 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

11 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

16 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

23 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

26 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

27 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

28 Jul 1945
USS R-18 conducted exercises off Key West.

5 Aug 1945
USS R-18 departed Key West, Florida for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

8 Aug 1945
USS R-18 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from Key West, Florida.

28 Aug 1945
USS R-18 departed Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Key West, Florida.

30 Aug 1945
USS R-18 arrived at Key West, Florida from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

2 Sep 1945
USS R-18 departed Key West, Florida for the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

8 Sep 1945
USS R-18 arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from Key West, Florida for decommissioning.

19 Sep 1945
USS R-18 was decommissioned at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

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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