Allied Warships

O-7 (SS-68)

Submarine of the O-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO-1 
Pennant68 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down14 Feb 1917 
Launched16 Dec 1917 
Commissioned4 Jul 1918 
End service2 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 1 July 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 12 February 1941.
Decommissioned 2 July 1945.
Stricken 11 July 1945.
Sold 22 January 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS O-7 (68)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Robert Donovan King, USN12 Feb 1941Mar 1942
2Lt. Victor B. McCrea, USNMar 1942Dec 1942
3Richard Clark Latham, USNDec 1942Apr 1944
4Richard G. Shutt, USNApr 1944Feb 1945
5Richard Freundlich, USNRFeb 19452 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving O-7 include:


2 Aug 1942
USS O-7 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

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

5 Sep 1942
USS O-7 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

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

24 Jan 1943
USS O-7 departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

26 Jan 1943
USS O-7 arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

5 Feb 1943
USS O-7 departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

6 Feb 1943
USS O-7 arrived at New London, Connecticut from Casco Bay, Maine.

21 Jun 1945
USS O-7 departed New London, Connecticut for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for decommissioning.

22 Jun 1945
USS O-7 arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for decommissioning.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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