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SS Jeremiah O’Brien is a Liberty ship built during World War II and named for American Revolutionary War ship captain Jeremiah O’Brien (1744–1818). Now based in San Francisco, Jeremiah O’Brien is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944,a and one of only two currently operational World War II Liberty ships afloat of the 2,710 built during the war (the other being the SS John W. Brown based in Baltimore).