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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  1913-1914, 111X, USS Kansas (BB-21)


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111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

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 USS Kansas (BB-21) Details

USS Kansas (BB-21)
Connecticut Class Battleship: Displacement 16,000 Tons, Dimensions, 456' 4" (oa) x 76' 10" x 26' 9" (Max). Armament 4 x 12"/45 8 x 8"/45, 12 x 7"/45 20 x 3"/50, 4 21" tt. Armor, 9" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 9" Conning Tower. Machinery, 16,500 HP; 2 vertical, triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 18 Knots, Crew 881. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York, Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ., February 10 1904. Launched August 12 1905. Commissioned April 17 1907. Decommissioned December 16 1921. Stricken November 10 1923. Fate: Broken up for scrap at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard in 1924.

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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Kansas (BB-21)

Dutton, Jr., Benjamin, CAPT, (1905-1937) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Corry, William Merrill, LCDR, (1910-1920) OFF 110X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Martin, Charles Franklin, RADM, (1914-1946) OFF 110X Ensign
Nicoll, George, CPO, (1910-1921) AS AS-0000 Apprentice Seaman
Mayo, Henry Thomas, ADM, (1876-1920) Rear Admiral Lower Half
DAVIS, Glenn, VADM, (1913-1953) Ensign
Wilson, Frederick, CPO, (1895-1916) WT Chief Petty Officer
Bates, Richard, RADM, (1915-1949) Midshipman

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