Allied Warships

S-11 (SS-116)

Submarine of the S-3 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Dec 1919 
Launched7 Feb 1921 
Commissioned11 Feb 1923 
End service2 May 1945 

Decommissioned 30 September 1936.
Recommissioned 6 September 1940.
Decommissioned 2 May 1945.
Stricken 28 October 1945.
Sold 28 October 1945 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS S-11 (116)

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1Lt. Philip Harold Ross, USN6 Sep 1940Nov 1941
2Lt. William Beckwith Perkins, Jr., USNNov 1941Feb 1943
3Lt. Frank McElhany Smith, USNFeb 1943Aug 1944
4Robert I. Gibbs, USNRAug 1944Apr 1945
5Seymour Udell, USNRApr 19452 May 1945

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Notable events involving S-11 include:

5 Jun 1943
USS S-11 departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Trinidad.

12 Jun 1943
USS S-11 arrived at Trinidad from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

21 Oct 1944
USS S-11 departed Trinidad for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

26 Oct 1944
USS S-11 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from Trinidad.

10 Jan 1945
USS S-11 departed Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for the Panama Canal Zone.

13 Jan 1945
USS S-11 arrived in the Panama Canal Zone from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

8 Feb 1945
USS S-11 departed the Panama Canal Zone for New London, Connecticut via Key West, Florida.

15 Feb 1945
USS S-11 darrived at Key West, Florida en-route to New London, Connecticut.

16 Feb 1945
USS S-11 departed Key West, Florida for New London, Connecticut.

24 Feb 1945
USS S-11 arrived at New London, Connecticut.

27 Mar 1945
USS S-11 departed New London, Connecticut for decommissioning at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

28 Mar 1945
USS S-11 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for decommissioning.

Media links

U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman
(£ 56.95)

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