From The Dreadnought Project
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.
Henry L. Phelps
|Captain of U.S.S. O-5
before 1 Jan, 1924 – after 1 Jan, 1924
- Register of Officers, 1924. pp. 66-67.