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SS-69, U.S.S. O-8C

Launched 31 December 1917, at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, MA, and commissioned on 11 July 1918, SS-69, U.S.S O-8 submarine operated out of Philadelphia on east coast patrols during World War I. A part of the group that departed for Europe on 2 November 1918, she was also called back when the Armistice was signed. …

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SS-68, U.S.S. O-7

O-7 was launched on 16 December 1917, at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company, and commissioned on 4 July 1918, with Lieutenant Commander F.C. Sherman as her first commanding officer. She patrolled the east coast of the United States during the final months of World War I, departing for Europe as part of a twenty-boat group …

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SS-67, U.S.S. O-6

Launched 25 November 1917 at Fore River Shipbuilding, O-6 was commissioned on 12 June 1918. She operated out of Philadelphia during the rest of World War I and, with O-4, was shelled in error by a British freighter on 14 July 1918, sustaining no serious damage. Detailed to Europe at the beginning of November 1918 …

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SS-65, U.S.S. O-4

O-4 was launched at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, MA, on 20 October 1917, and commissioned on 29 May 1918, under the command of then Lieutenant Robert H. English. She operated out of Philadelphia during World War I, patrolling the Atlantic coast. On 28 July 1918, O-4 suffered minor damage after after being shelled …

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SS-64, U.S.S. O-3

Launched at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company in Quincy, MA on 27 September 1917, O-3 was commissioned on 13 June 1918. She became a part of the Atlantic coastal patrol, on anti-U-boat duty along the Atlantic coast. She was scheduled to go to Europe in November 1918, but the war ended before the crossing was …

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