Benham, Andrew Ellicott, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1893-1894, USS Newark (C-1)
Service Years
1847 - 1894
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
Lake Mahopac, NY

Date of Passing
Aug 11, 1905
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)Secretary of the Treasury/US Coast & Geodegic SurveyPearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
Department of Defense (DOD)NSY PortsmouthNaval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PAMare Island Naval Shipyard
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/South Atlantic Force
  1847-1848, USS Plymouth (1844) - (Sloop of War)
  1849-1850, USS Dolphin (12 gun schooner)
  1850-1851, USS Plymouth (1844) - (Sloop of War)
  1851-1852, USS Saranac (1848) Sloop of war
  1852-1853, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1853-1857, USS St. Mary's (1844)
  1857-1858, Secretary of the Treasury/US Coast & Geodegic Survey
  1858-1859, USS Wyandotte
  1860-1861, USS Crusader (1858)
  1861-1862, USS Bienville (1861)
  1863-1863, USS Sacramento (1862) Sloop
  1863-1865, USS Penobscot (1861) gunboat
  1866-1867, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1867-1867, USS Susquehanna (1850) Steam Sloop
  1867-1870, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1870-1871, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 1
  1871-1872, USS Canonicus
  1872-1873, USS Saugus
  1874-1878, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 1
  1878-1881, USS Richmond (1860)
  1881-1884, NSY Portsmouth
  1885-1888, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 2
  1888-1888, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1889-1891, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1892-1893, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/South Atlantic Force
  1893-1894, Commander North Atlantic Squadron (COMNORLANTRON)
  1893-1894, USS Newark (C-1)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1861-1861 Civil War/Port Royal Sound
  1861-1862 Civil War/Blockade of Galveston Harbor
  1861-1865 Civil War
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United States Naval Academy
  1852-1853, United States Naval Academy
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