THE UNITED STATES FLEET
OCTOBER 1, 1939

SUBMARINE FORCE
SUBMARINE FORCE, U.S. FLEET
Rear Admiral Wilhelm L. Friedell

RICHMOND (CL-9) -Flagship
SUBMARINE BASE, NEW LONDON
Captain Richard S. Edwards
RICHMOND (CL-9)  (F)
Capt. Clarkson J. Bright

LITCHFIELD (DD-336) - Tactical Flagship
Lt. Cmdr. Murvale T. Farrar
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**Notes for Submarine Force:
Boats assigned to Submarine Division Eight are "In commission, in reserve"
Submarine Squadron Six normally operates with the Battle Force.
Assignment of vessels to Submarine Division Sixteen will take effect  following post-commissioning  shakedown and training.
SUBMARINE SQUADRON THREE
Captain Sherwood Picking

S-44 (SS-155) - Flagship
SUBMARINE DIVISION ELEVEN
Commander Harold J. Walker

S-42 (SS-153) (F)
Lt. Oliver G. Kirk
S-43 (SS-154)
Lt. Edward R. Hannon
S-44 (SS-155)
Lt. John F. Davidson
S-45 (SS-156)
Lt. John R. Waterman
S-46 (SS-157)
Lt. Ralph C. Lynch, Jr.
S-47 (SS-158)
Lt. James W. Blanchard

MALLARD (ASR-4)
Lt. Frederick W. Laing
SUBMARINE SQUADRON FOUR
Captain Francis W. Scanland

ARGONAUT (SS-166) - Flagship

KEOSANQUA (AT-38)
Lt. Philip M. Boltz
SEAGULL (AM-30)
Lt. Cmdr. Daniel B. Candler, Jr.
WIDGEON (ASR-1)
Lt. James E. Stevens
SUBMARINE DIVISION SEVEN
Lt. Commander Forrest M. O'Leary

S-23 (SS-128) (F)
Lt. Philip Niekum, Jr.
S-18 (SS-123)
Lt. William J. Millican
S-34 (SS-139)
Lt. Jack H. Lewis
S-35 (SS-140)
Lt. Thomas  M. Dykers
SUBMARINE DIVISION TWELVE
Commander Scott Umsted

NAUTILUS (SS-168) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Alf  O. R. Bergesen
ARGONAUT (SS-166)
Lt. Cmdr. Ralph E. Hanson
DOLPHIN (SS-169)
Lt. Cmdr. Murray J. Tichenor
NARWHAL (SS-167)
Lt. Cmdr. Norman S. Ives
SUBMARINE DIVISION THIRTEEN
Commander Merrill Comstock

SHARK (SS-174) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Philip D. Compton
CACHALOT (SS-170)
Lt. Waldeman N. Christensen
CUTTLEFISH (SS-171)
Lt. Cmdr. G. E. Peterson
PLUNGER (SS-179)
Lt. William R. Headden
POLLACK (SS-180)
Lt. Cmdr. Stanley P. Mosely
POMPANO (SS-181)
Lt. Lewis S. Parks
SUBMARINE DIVISION FIFTEEN
Commander Ralph W. Christie

SNAPPER (SS-185) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Franklin O. Johnson
SALMON (SS-182)
Lt. Cmdr. Marvin M. Stephens
SEAL (SS-183)
Lt. Cmdr. Karl G. Hensel
SKIPJACK (SS-184)
Lt. Cmdr. Frederick K. Loomis
STINGRAY (SS-186)
Lt. Cmdr. Leon N. Blair
STURGEON (SS-187)
Lt. Cmdr. Arthur D. Barnes
SUBMARINE SQUADRON TWO
Captain Richard S. Edwards

R-13 (SS-90) - Flagship
SUBMARINE DIVISION FOUR
Cmdr. Charles B. Hunt

R-14 (SS-91) (F)
Lt. James M. Hicks
R-2 (SS-79)
Lt. Alan B. Banister
R-4 (SS-81)
Lt. James T. Hardin
R-10 (SS-87)
Lt. Donald F. Weiss
R-11 (SS-88)
Lt. Edward C. Folger, Jr.
R-13 (SS-90) (FF)
Lt. Carl A. Johnson

FALCON (ASR-2)
Lt. George A. Sharp
SUBMARINE DIVISION EIGHT **
No commander listed

S-24 (SS-129) (F)
Lt. Willard A. Saunders
S-21 (SS-126)
Lt. Willard A. Saunders
S-25 (SS-130)
Lt. Michael P. Russillo
S-26 (SS-131)
Lt. Willard A. Saunders
S-29 (SS-134)
Lt. Robie E. Palmer
S-30 (SS-135)
Lt. Willard A. Saunders
EXPERIMENTAL DIVISION ONE
No commander listed

S-20 (SS-125)
Lt. George D. Dickey
S-22 (SS-127)
Lt. William R. Ignatius
SEMMES (AG-24)
Lt. Cmdr. David R. Hull
SUBMARINE BASE, COCO SOLO
Captain Sherwood Picking
SUBMARINE BASE, PEARL HARBOR
Captain Francis W. Scanland
SUBMARINE SQUADRON SIX**
Captain Franklin S. Steinwachs

SARGO (SS-188) - Flagship

HOLLAND (AS-3)
Capt. William M. Quigley
ORTOLAN (ASR-5)
Lt. Lowell T. Stone
SUBMARINE DIVISION SIXTEEN
Captain Franklin S. Steinwachs

SARGO (SS-188) (F)**
Lt. Cmdr. Elmer E. Yeomans
SAURY (SS-189)**
Lt. Cmdr. George W. Patterson, Jr.
SCULPIN (SS-191)**
Lt. Cmdr. Warren D. Wilkin
SPEARFISH (SS-190)**
Lt. Charles E. Tolman
SQUALAS (SS-192)**
Lt. Oliver F. Naquin
SWORDFISH (SS-193)**
Lt. Chester C. Smith
EXPERIMENTAL DIVISION TWO
Commander Ralph W. Christie

S-27 (SS-132)
Lt. William S. Stovall, Jr.
S-28 (SS-133)
Lt. Edward  C. Stephan