Allied Warships

O-3 (SS-64)

Submarine of the O-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO-1 
Pennant64 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down2 Dec 1916 
Launched27 Sep 1917 
Commissioned13 Jul 1918 
End service 
History

Decommissioned 6 June 1931 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 3 February 1941 at Philadelphia.
Decommissioned 11 September 1945.
Stricken 11 October 1945.
Sold 4 September 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS O-3 (64)

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CommanderFromTo
1Richard Ward Peterson, USNFeb 194126 Jun 1942
2Alan George Schnable, USN26 Jun 1942Oct 1943
3Matt M. Cain, Jr., USNOct 1943Feb 1945
4James B. Casler, USNFeb 194511 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving O-3 include:


27 Sep 1942
USS O-3 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

28 Sep 1942
USS O-3 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

2 Nov 1942
USS O-3 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

3 Nov 1942
USS O-3 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

14 Feb 1943
USS O-3 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

15 Feb 1943
USS O-3 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

26 Feb 1943
USS O-3 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

27 Feb 1943
USS O-3 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

24 Aug 1945
USS O-3 departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for decommissioning.

25 Aug 1945
USS O-3 arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for decommissioning.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


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U.S. Submarines Through 1945

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