Submarine of the O-1 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||27 Feb 1917|
|Launched||31 Dec 1917|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1918|
|End service||11 Sep 1945|
Decommissioned 27 May 1931.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Commands listed for USS O-8 (69)
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|1||Lt. John Sidney McCain, Jr., USN||28 Apr 1941||Mar 1942|
|2||William Thomas Kinsella, USN||Mar 1942||Aug 1943|
|3||Otis Robert Cole, Jr., USN||Aug 1943||Jul 1944|
|4||Houston C. Tucker, Jr., USN||Jul 1944||Jul 1945|
|5||Richard Freundlich, USNR||Jul 1945||11 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving O-8 include:
25 Aug 1945
USS O-8 departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard for decommissioning.
26 Aug 1945
USS O-8 arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for decommissioning.