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4 Dec 1919

United States
  • USS R-1 departed New London, Connecticut, United States for Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [R-1 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
18 May 1920

United States
13 Sep 1920

United States
  • USS R-1 departed New London, Connecticut, United States for overhaul at Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [R-1 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
4 Oct 1922

United States
  • USS S-31 was decommissioned from service while receiving engine alterations at the Electric Boat Company yards in New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [S-31 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
7 May 1923

United States
9 Feb 1931

United States
25 Mar 1939

United States
10 Apr 1939

United States
15 Apr 1939

United States
  • USS S-26 entered a period of partial duty while at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [S-26 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
1 Jul 1940

United States
12 Aug 1940

United States
  • US President Roosevelt departed Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, United States aboard presidential yacht Potomac, escorted by destroyer USS Mayrant, for Newport, Rhode Island, United States to inspect the Torpedo Station and the Naval Training Station with Secretary of the Navy Knox, Senator David I. Walsh and Rear Admiral Edward C. Kalbfus. He then sailed for the Submarine Base at New London, Connecticut, United States, inspecting submarine operations en route and visiting Electric Boat Company facilities in New London. Finally, he set sail for Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States, arriving at night. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
30 Oct 1940

United States
  • USS R-5 was assigned to US Submarine Division 42 at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [R-5 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
10 Dec 1940

United States
  • USS R-5 departed New London, Connecticut, United States for Cocos Solo, Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [R-5 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
14 Apr 1941

United States
  • USS Gar was commissioned into service at New London, Connecticut, United States with Lieutenant D. McGregor in command. ww2dbase [Gar | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
8 Sep 1941

United States
31 Oct 1941

United States
24 Nov 1941

United States
10 Dec 1941

United States
21 Mar 1942

United States
18 Apr 1942

United States
20 Jul 1942

United States
3 Mar 1943

United States
17 Apr 1943

United States
16 May 1943

United States
23 Jun 1943

Photo(s) dated 23 Jun 1943
Submarine USS Dace (left) at her commissioning, New London, Connecticut, United States, 23 Jul 1943.
21 Jul 1943

United States
6 Oct 1943

United States
15 Jun 1944

United States
25 Jun 1944

United States
  • USS Baya departed New London, Connecticut, United States for Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Baya | New London, Connecticut | AC]
26 Jun 1944

United States
1 Jul 1944

United States
28 Aug 1944

United States
  • USS Sea Cat departed New London, Connecticut, United States for US Territory of Hawaii via the Panama Canal. ww2dbase [Sea Cat | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
10 Sep 1944

United States
23 Sep 1944

United States
  • USS Charr was commissioned into service at 1030 hours at the US Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, United States with Commander Francis Boyle in command. ww2dbase [Charr | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
5 Nov 1944

United States
7 Dec 1944

United States
24 Feb 1945

United States
7 Mar 1945

United States
21 Mar 1945

United States
27 Mar 1945

United States
21 Sep 1945

United States
  • USS Flying Fish arrived at New London, Connecticut, United States to serve as the flagship of Commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic Fleet. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
5 Oct 1945

United States
20 Oct 1945

United States
  • USS Marlin departed New London, Connecticut, United States and arrived at Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Marlin | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
30 Oct 1945

United States
31 Oct 1945

United States
3 Nov 1945

United States
5 Nov 1945

United States
16 Dec 1945

United States
8 Jan 1946

United States
11 Feb 1946

United States
23 Feb 1946

United States
  • USS Gabilan was decommissioned from service at New London, Connecticut, United States and was assigned to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Gabilan | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
29 Mar 1946

United States
20 Apr 1946

United States
  • USS Haddock began preparations for decommissioning while at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Haddock | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
11 May 1946

United States
  • USS Pompon was decommissioned from service at New London, Connecticut, United States and placed in the New London Group of the US Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Pompon | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
18 May 1946

United States
8 Jun 1946

United States
  • USS Cero was decommissioned from service at New London, Connecticut, United States and was placed in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Cero | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
12 Jun 1946

United States
7 Aug 1946

United States
  • USS Hoe was decommissioned from service at New London, Connecticut, United States and was placed in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Hoe | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
12 Feb 1947

United States
26 Sep 1947

United States
  • USS Proteus was decommissioned from US Navy service but remained operational at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Proteus | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
16 Mar 1948

United States
4 May 1948

United States
11 Sep 1948

United States
20 Aug 1949

United States
23 Feb 1950

United States
23 Mar 1950

United States
11 Jul 1950

United States
7 Jan 1952

United States
4 Feb 1952

United States
7 Apr 1952

United States
20 Nov 1953

United States
28 May 1954

United States
12 Jan 1957

United States
28 Mar 1958

United States
20 Jan 1961

United States
  • USS Proteus began her first refitting of a ballistic missile submarine at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Proteus | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
21 Feb 1961

United States
  • USS Proteus completed her first refitting of a ballistic missile submarine at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Proteus | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
1 Dec 1969

United States
20 May 2000

United States

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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