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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US NavyUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US Coast & Geodegic Survey, Secretary of the TreasuryPearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
Department of Defense (DOD)Portsmouth Navy YardNaval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PAMare Island Naval Shipyard
South Atlantic Force, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  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, US Coast & Geodegic Survey, Secretary of the Treasury
  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 District 1, Lighthouse Board
  1871-1872, USS Canonicus
  1872-1873, USS Saugus
  1874-1878, Lighthouse District 1, Lighthouse Board
  1878-1881, USS Richmond (1860)
  1881-1884, Portsmouth Navy Yard
  1885-1888, Lighthouse District 2, Lighthouse Board
  1888-1888, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1889-1891, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1892-1893, South Atlantic Force, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  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
  1861-1865 Civil War
  1861-1862 Civil War/Blockade of Galveston Harbor
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United States Naval Academy
  1852-1853, United States Naval Academy
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