Allied Warships

S-15 (SS-120)

Submarine of the S-4 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS-4 
Pennant120 
Built byLake Torpedo Boat Co. (Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down13 Dec 1917 
Launched8 Mar 1920 
Commissioned15 Jan 1921 
End service11 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 26 April 1935.
Recommissioned 3 January 1941.
Decommissioned and stricken 11 June 1946.
Sold 4 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS S-15 (120)

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CommanderFromTo
1Richard Clark Latham, USN3 Jan 1941Feb 1941
2Charles Otto Triebel, USNFeb 1941Jul 1942
3T/Lt.Cdr. Frank Clements Acker, USNJul 1942Jul 1943
4Bricker Mcdowell Ganyard, USNJul 1943Jan 1945
5Ramon M. Perez, USNJan 1945May 1945
6Norman E. Hathaway, USNRMay 1945Jan 1946

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Notable events involving S-15 include:


10 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Key West, Florida.

15 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida.

17 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

18 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

19 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

20 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

21 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

22 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

24 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

25 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

26 May 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Jun 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) departed Key West, Florida for Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

2 Jul 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Jul 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

7 Jul 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

8 Jul 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

9 Jul 1943
USS S-15 (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Acker, USN) conducted exercises off Key West.

3 Dec 1943
USS S-15 departed Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

7 Dec 1943
USS S-15 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone.

10 Oct 1944
USS S-15 departed the Panama Canal Zone for Trinidad.

17 Oct 1944
USS S-15 arrived at Trinidad from the Panama Canal Zone.

2 Jan 1945
USS S-15 departed Trinidad for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

8 Jan 1945
USS S-15 arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

23 Mar 1945
USS S-15 departed Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for New London, Connecticut.

3 Apr 1945
USS S-15 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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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