Dutton, Benjamin, Jr., CAPT

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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
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Command of the USS Portland till his sudden death.
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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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111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

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 USS Kentucky (BB-6) Details

USS Kentucky (BB-6)
Kearsarge Class Battleship: Displacement 11,525 Tons, Dimensions, 375' 4" (oa) x 72' 3" x 25' 10" (Max), Armament 4 x 13"/35 4 x 8"/35, 14 x 5"/40 4 x 18" tt, Armor, 16 1/2" Belt, 17" Turrets, 5" Decks, 10" Conning Tower, Machinery, 10,000 IHP; 2 vertical triple expansion engines, 2 screws, Speed, 16 Knots, Crew 553. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA., on June 30 1896, Launched March 24 1898, Commissioned May 15 1900, Decommissioned August 28 1909, Recommissioned June 4 1912. Decommissioned March 29 1920.Stricken May 27 1922. Fate: Sold March 24 1923 and broken up for scrap.

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USS Kentucky (BB-6)

Dutton, Jr., Benjamin, CAPT, (1905-1937) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Cowles, Walter, ADM OFF 000X Captain
Craven, Thomas Tingey, VADM, (1896-1946) Lieutenant Commander
Craven, Thomas Tingey, VADM, (1896-1946) Lieutenant
Towers, John Henry, ADM, (1906-1947) Ensign
FRIEDELL, Wilhelm L., RADM, (1901-1946) Midshipman

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