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USS O-5 (SS-66)

 

The following men were lost while serving on USS O-5 (SS-66).  Three men, including the then-Commanding Officer, died in a battery explosion which occurred on October 5, 1918, in the New York Navy Yard.  The boat was later sunk after collision with SS ABANGAREZ (United Fruit Company) off the Panama Canal, on October 28, 1923.

Click on a man's name to go to his personal memorial page on this site.  Photographs and personal information are needed as indicated in the column at right.

 
  Name Photo
1

Clyde Edward Hughes

 Yes
2

Thomas Theodore Metzler

 Needed
3

William Joseph Sharkey*

 Yes
4

Fred C. Smith

 Needed
5 James L. Still*  Needed
6 George Arthur Trever*  Yes

*Died in non-sinking accident.

The following USS O-5 crew members survived the sinking.  The names of ten men have not yet been verified.  Please contact us if you have any information on these men.

  Name
1 Carl Angle
2 Harrison Avery (Commanding Officer)
3 Henry Breault (Medal of Honor)
4 Lawrence T. Brown
5 C. R. Butler
6 Alexander Smith Edward
7 unverified
8 unverified
9 unverified
10 unverified
11 unverified
12 unverified
13 unverified
14 unverified
15 unverified
16 unverified

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