DD 725 (Sumner class)

December, 1968: In Australia – on the way home

Builder:        Bath Iron Works, Bath Me. 
Laid Down:      July 12, 1943
Launched:       December 8, 1943
Commissioned:   July 12, 1943
Decommissioned: 10/4/47 
Recommissioned: 10/5/50
Decommissioned  (?)
Fate:           Stricken 2/18/72; sunk as target 
                off California 7/13/72				

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 this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.