Submarine of the S-1 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||7 Nov 1919|
|Launched||22 Aug 1922|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1923|
|Lost||24 Jan 1942|
|Loss position||8° 13'N, 79° 21'W|
Rammed in error by the American submarine chaser USS PC-460 at night in the Gulf of Panama in position 08º13'N, 79º21'W, S-26 (Lt.Cdr. Earle Clifford Hawke, USN) sank with the loss of 46 men there were 3 survivors.
Commands listed for USS S-26 (131)
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|1||Lt. Willard Arthur Saunders, USN||Apr 1939||May 1940|
|2||Lt. Earle Clifford Hawk, USN||May 1940||24 Jan 1942|
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