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Thomas Theodore Metzler

Thomas Theodore Metzler

Thomas on left

 

Rank/Rate Fireman, First Class
Service Number 242 73 98
Birth Date July 28, 1900
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Submarine USS O-5 (SS-66)
Date of Death October 28, 1923
Location Limon Bay, off Panama
Circumstances Sunk in a collision with SS Abangarez (United Fruit Co.)
Remarks The name of the ship that collided with USS O-5 is misspelled
"Ababgarez" in many sources.

Photo courtesy of David Metzler, nephew. Information courtesy of Norm Rutan.

 

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