USS O'Brien
DD 415 (Sims class)

Contributed by: Vince Brennan

Builder:        Boston Navy Yard
Laid Down:  	May 31, 1938
Launched:       October 20, 1939
Commissioned:  	March 2, 1940
Fate:           Torpedoed by Japanese Submarine 
                I-15 (09/15/42) and sank 10/19/43 
                while en route to Pearl Harbor for 

We are seeking information on the USS O'Brien and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.


Subject: USS O'Brien DD-415 ( sims class)
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002
From: George Corso

I'm a former crew member and plank owner of the O'Bbrien. My rating at that time was cox. you have destroyers listed ,but no sims class how come? my name is george corso. my e mail address is

I'm now 83 years old and still around. I wonder if there's anyone else out there. Like to hear from you. I have pictures but no scanner yet. I'm getting one soon.


George Corso

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