U.S.S. K-5 (1914)

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U.S.S. K-5 (1914)
Hull Number: SS-36
Builder: Fore River Shipbuilding Company[1]
Launched: 17 Mar, 1914[2]
Commissioned: 22 Aug, 1914
Decommissioned: 20 Feb, 1923
Broken up: 1931[3]
U.S.S. K-5 was one of eight Haddock Class submarines completed for the U.S. Navy.

She commissioned on 22 August, 1914 with Lieutenant (junior grade) Holbrook Gibson in command.

Service

In early 1916, K-5, K-1 and K-2 were sent to Pensacola, Florida, their crews accommodated aboard Tallahassee.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 128.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 128.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 128.
  4. Estimates Submitted to the Secretary of the Navy, Volume II, 1916. pp. 1553-4.
  5. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 32.
  6. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 74-75.

Bibliography


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