Allied Warships

O-6 (SS-67)

Submarine of the O-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO-1 
Pennant67 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down6 Dec 1916 
Launched25 Nov 1917 
Commissioned12 Jun 1918 
End service11 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 10 June 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 4 February 1941.
Decommissioned 11 September 1945.
Stricken 11 September 1945.
Sold 4 September 1946 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS O-6 (67)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Arnold Henry Holtz, USN4 Feb 1941May 1942
2William Joseph Germershausen, Jr., USNMay 1942Jan 1944
3George C. Ball, Jr., USNJan 1944Feb 1945
4William R. Easton, USNFeb 194511 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving O-6 include:


2 Nov 1942
USS O-6 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

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

6 Dec 1942
USS O-6 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

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

26 Feb 1943
USS O-6 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

27 Feb 1943
USS O-6 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

28 Mar 1943
USS O-6 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

29 Mar 1943
USS O-6 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

24 Aug 1945
USS O-6 departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for decommissioning.

25 Aug 1945
USS O-6 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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