Dutton, Benjamin, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1937-1937, 111X, USS Portland (CA-33)
Service Years
1901 - 1937

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Date of Passing
Nov 30, 1937
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
Command of the USS Portland till his sudden death.
Other Comments:
He was Aide and flag Secretary to Admiral Hilary P. Jones, Commander in Chief United States Fleet in 1922 and in 1923 was ordered to the Naval Academy where he served as executive officer in the Department of Navigation and later as head of the Department of Electrical Engineering. He was the author of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy which is still used as a textbook at the Naval Academy and in the merchant marine.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)CNO - OPNAVNaval War College (Staff)
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAVUSS Portland (CA-33)
  1907-1909, 111X, USS Kentucky (BB-6)
  1909-1911, 111X, USS Memphis (CA-10)
  1911-1913, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1913-1914, 111X, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1916-1918, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1918-1918, 111X, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1918-1920, 111X, USS Pueblo (CA-7)
  1922-1923, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1923-1924, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1927-1931, 111X, Naval War College (Staff)
  1931-1933, 111X, USS Wyoming (BB-32)
  1933-1933, 111X, Bureau of Navigation
  1935-1937, 111X, Naval Attache Office (NAO) Stockholm, Sweden, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache
  1937-1937, 111X, USS Portland (CA-33)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1901-1905, United States Naval Academy
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