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Vern's Encounters with the
S. S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN
It was in this time that I learned of the master of the
S. S. Jeremiah O'Brien.
It was Captain Patrick Moloney.
I was preparing the web page of officers who commanded my ship.
Captain Moloney was commander of the USS Kawishiwi AO-146,
July 1989 Sept. 1989

I hosted a reunion for the Kawishiwi,
 including a voyage aboard the S. S. Jeremiah O'Brien
on August 27, 2005.

Two years later I started to create
ILLUSTRATIONS of the Liberty Ships.
Starting with the -
POWER TRAIN.
         The U.S.S.
   Mispillion AO-105
reunion group
   was on the
Same Cruise

Named for American Revolutionary War ship
captain
Jeremiah O'Brien (1744-1818).
S. S. Jeremiah O'Brien made four perilous
 round trip wartime crossings of the Atlantic
and SERVED ON D-DAY.


She later saw sixteen months of service
 in both the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
 calling at ports in Chile, Peru, New Guinea,
the Philippines, India, China, and Australia.
She is now a Museum Ship in San Francisco.

Displacement: 14,245 st. 
Length: 441'  6"   Beam 57'   Draft 27' 9" 
Propulsion: (1) 3 cylinder reciprocating
triple expansion steam engine.
Speed: 11 knots. 
Armament: [1] 5" gun. [1] 3" gun.
[8] 20mm anti-aircraft guns.

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