Allied Warships

R-19 (SS-96)

Submarine of the R-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byUnion Iron Works (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Jun 1917 
Launched28 Jan 1918 
Commissioned7 Oct 1918 
End service9 Mar 1942 

Decommissioned 15 May 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet,.
Recommissioned 6 January 1941.
Decommissioned 9 March 1942 and transferred to the United Kingdom, and commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS P-514 the same day.
HMS P-514 was sunk in a collision with HMCS Georgian, in the western Atlantic, 21 June 1942.

Career notesLoaned to the Royal Navy as P 514

Commands listed for USS R-19 (96)

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1Lt. John Behling Azer, USN6 Jan 19419 Mar 1942

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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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