Allied Warships

S-27 (SS-132)

Submarine of the S-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down11 Apr 1919 
Launched18 Oct 1922 
Commissioned22 Jan 1924 
Lost19 Jun 1942 

USS S-27 (Lt. Herbert Lollis Jukes) was grounded on rocks off St. Makarius Point, Kiska Island, Alaska. Unable to set the boat free again. Abandoned on the 25th when the last men were rescued from Constantine Harbor. There were no casualties.


Commands listed for USS S-27 (132)

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1Lt. William Shirley Stovall, Jr., USNMay 1939May 1940

2Lt. Herbert Lollis Jukes, USNMay 194219 Jun 1942

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Notable events involving S-27 include:

20 May 1942
USS S-27 (Lt. H.L. Jukes) departed from San Diego, California bound for Dutch Harbour, Alaska.

12 Jun 1942
USS S-27 (Lt. H.L. Jukes) departed from Dutch Harbour for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Kiska.

Media links

The Last Patrol

Holmes, Harry

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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