Beach, Sr., Edward, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1920-1921, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Service Years
1888 - 1921
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1867
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Toledo

Date of Passing
Dec 20, 1943
 
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
Author of higly-acclaimed autobiography, From Annapolis to Scapa Flow.
   
Other Comments:
Father of Edward L. Beach, Jr., a highly decorated submarine skipper in WWII and author of Run Silent, Run Deep.
   
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  1902-1904, USS Nevada (M-8)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
- / 1902

To Month/Year
- / 1904

Unit
USS Nevada (M-8) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
Not Specified

Location
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 USS Nevada (M-8) Details

USS Nevada (M-8)
Arkansas Class Monitor: Displacement 3,225 tons. Dimensions, 255 x 50 x 12.5 feet/77.75 x 15.24 x 3.81 meters. Armament 1 dual 12/40, 4 single 4/50, 3 6-pound. Armor, Harvey: 5-11 inch belt, 9-11 inch barbettes, 9-10 inch turrets, 7.5 inch CT. Machinery, VTE engines, 4 boilers, 2 shafts, 2,400 hp, Speed, 12.5 Knots, Crew 220. Operational and Building Data: Built by Bath Iron Works, ME. Laid down 17 April 1899, launched as Connecticut on 24 November 1900, renamed Nevada 1, 1901, commissioned 5 March 1903. Renamed Tonopah on 2 March 1909. Operated as a submarine tender, probably starting circa 1913-1914; was based at Bermuda, Azores and Lisbon, Portugal at various times. Fate: Decommissioned for disposal 1/1919. Designation BM 8 assigned 17 July 1920. Sold for scrapping 26 January 1922.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated

Parent Unit
Arkansas-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2008
   
   
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2 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Nevada (M-8)

Howard, Thomas Benton, RADM, (1873-1919) Commander
Beach, Sr., Edward L., CAPT, (1888-1921) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander

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