Allied Warships

O-10 (SS-71)

Submarine of the O-1 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassO-1 
Pennant71 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Feb 1917 
Launched21 Feb 1918 
Commissioned17 Aug 1918 
End service10 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 25 June 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 19 March 1941.
Decommissioned 10 September 1945.
Stricken 11 October 1945.
Sold 21 August 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS O-10 (71)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Bernard Francis McMahon, USN10 Mar 194122 Jun 1942
2Lt. Joseph Francis Enright, Sr., USN22 Jun 1942early 1943
3Charles Frederick Putnam, USNearly 1943ca. Sep 44
4Robert S. Day, USNca. Sep 44Aug 1945
5William A. Whitman, USNAug 194510 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving O-10 include:


7 Apr 1942
USS O-10 departed New London, Connecticut and arrived at Newport, Rhode Island.

15 Apr 1942
USS O-10 departed Newport, Rhode Island and arrived at New London, Connecticut.

25 Aug 1945
USS O-10 departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for decommissioning.

26 Aug 1945
USS O-10 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


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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