Allied Warships

O-4 (SS-65)

Submarine of the O-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO-1 
Pennant65 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down4 Dec 1916 
Launched20 Oct 1917 
Commissioned29 May 1918 
End service20 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 3 June 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 29 January 1941.
Decommissioned 20 September 1945.
Stricken 11 October 1945.
Sold 1 February 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS O-4 (65)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Elliott Eugene Marshall, USN29 Jan 1941May 1942
2Lt. Keats Edmund Montross, USNMay 1942Sep 1943
3Charles Donald Brown, USNSep 1943Jun 1944
4William S. Finn, USNJun 1944Aug 1945
5Harvey H. SIms, USNR1 Aug 194520 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving O-4 include:


5 Sep 1942
USS O-4 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

6 Sep 1942
USS O-4 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

3 Oct 1942
USS O-4 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

4 Oct 1942
USS O-4 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

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U.S. Submarines Through 1945

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