USS O'Hare (DD/DDR-889) was a Gearing class destroyer of the United States Navy, named for Lieutenant Commander Edward "Butch" O'Hare, Medal of Honor recipient, who was shot down at Tarawa on November 27, 1943.
O'Hare was laid down at the Consolidated Steel Corporation at Orange, Texas on 27 January 1945; launched on 22 June 1945, sponsored by Mrs. Selma O'Hare, the mother of Lieutenant Commander O'Hare, and commissioned on 29 November 1945.

In February 1946, following shakedown, O'Hare became an active unit of the Navy. After Ship Store spending 1946 in operations ranging from New Brunswick down to the Florida Keys ... Read More>

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