Allied Warships

S-25 (SS-130)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down26 Oct 1918 
Launched29 May 1922 
Commissioned9 Jul 1923 
End service4 Nov 1941 

Decommissioned 4 November 1941.
Loaned to the United Kingdom and commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS P 551.
Loaned by the Royal Navy to the Polish Navy and renamed Jastrzab.
Jastrzab was accidentally sunk by allied escorts off Norway 2 May 1942.
Jastrzab had was some 100 miles from her correct position in the convoy and was sunk the Norwegian destroyer St. Albans (ex-USS Thomas (DD-182)) and minesweeper HMS Seagull.

Career notesLoaned to the Polish Navy as Jastrzab

Commands listed for USS S-25 (130)

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1Lt. Michael Peter Russillo, USN19 Jun 1937Mar 1941
2Lt. Augustus Robert St. Angelo, USNMar 19414 Nov 1941

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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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