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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  1918-1918, 111X, USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
March / 1918

To Month/Year
August / 1918

Unit
USS New Mexico (BB-40) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS New Mexico (BB-40) Details

USS New Mexico (BB-40)
New Mexico Class Battleship: Displacement 32,000 Tons, Dimensions, 624' (oa) x 97' 5" x 31' 1" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/50 22 x 5"/51, 8 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3 1/2" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 27,500 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines with electric drive, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1084. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Navy Yard, October 14, 1915. Launched April 23, 1917. Commissioned May 18, 1918. Decommissioned July 19, 1946. Stricken February 25, 1947. Fate: Sold November 9, 1947 and broken up for scrap in New York.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
New Mexico-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 7, 2014
   
   
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USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Dutton, Jr., Benjamin, CAPT, (1905-1937) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Kidd, Isaac Campbell, RADM, (1906-1941) Lieutenant
Browning, Miles, RADM, (1917-1947) Ensign

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