Harrison Avery

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Lieutenant Commander Harrison Avery, ( – October, 1934) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Avery was in command of the submarine O-5 when she was rammed and sunk 28 October, 1923 near the Panama Canal. He was initially faulted for the accident, but later absolved of blame.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry L. Phelps
Captain of U.S.S. O-5
before 1 Jan, 1924[1] – after 1 Jan, 1924
Succeeded by


  1. Register of Officers, 1924. pp. 66-67.