Dutton, Benjamin, Jr., 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
1937-1937, 111X, USS Portland (CA-33)
Service Years
1901 - 1937
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1883
 
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Home Town
Shippensburg
Last Address
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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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  1913-1914, 111X, USS Kansas (BB-21)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
June / 1913

To Month/Year
- / 1914

Unit
USS Kansas (BB-21) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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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.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Connecticut-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 7, 2014
   
   
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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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