The SS-71, U.S.S. O-10 submarine was launched by Fore River Shipbuilding Company on 21 February 1918, commissioned on 17 August, under Lieutenant Sherwood Picking, and assigned to Philadelphia, where she operated on east coast patrols for the rest of World War I. She was a part of the group of twenty boats sent to Europe in November, but recalled after the Armistice on 11 November 1918.
Assigned to New London during the interwar years, O-10 was sent to Coco Solo in 1924, then returned to training duties until 1931. She was put into reserve in Philadelphia on 25 June 1931.
Recommissioned on 10 March 1941, O-10 returned to training duties at the New London Submarine School. On 20 June 1941, she participated in the search for O-9, lost off Portsmouth, NH. She then returned to New London for the rest of the war.
Decommissioned in Portsmouth on 10 September 1945, she was stricken on 11 October and sold for scrap on 21 August 1946.