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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Thursday, October 11, 1923
Rammed in Limon Bay
On October 11 1923, as 0-5 entered Limon Bay, preparatory to transiting the Canal, she was rammed by United Fruit steamer Abangarez and sank in less than a minute, with the loss of 3 men.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 3

Namesort descending Service Branch
MoMM1 C. Hughes USN
FN Thomas Metzler USN
MS1 Fred Smith USN