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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  1931-1933, 111X, USS Wyoming (BB-32)

Commander

From Month/Year
- / 1931

To Month/Year
- / 1933

Unit
USS Wyoming (BB-32) Unit Page

Rank
Commander

NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
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 USS Wyoming (BB-32) Details

USS Wyoming (BB-32)
Wyoming Class Battleship: Displacement 26,000 Tons, Dimensions, 562' (oa) x 93' 3" x 29' 7" (Max). Armament 12 x 12"/50 21 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 11" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 11 1/2" Conning Tower. Machinery, 28,000 SHP; Direct Drive Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 20.5 Knots, Crew 1063. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Cramp, Shipbuilding, Philadelphia, PA., February 9, 1910. Launched May 25 1911. Commissioned September 25, 1912. Decommissioned May 21, 1930. Recommissioned & Reclassified as Gunnery Training Ship (AG-17) July 1, 1931. Decommissioned August 1, 1947. Stricken September 16, 1947. Fate: Sold October 30, 1947 and broken up for scrap in Newark NJ.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated

Parent Unit
Wyoming-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 1, 2018
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Wyoming (BB-32)

Hall, John Lesslie, ADM, (1913-1953) OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Bouvia, Chester, PO1, (1923-1942) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
METZEL, Eugene, CPO, (1922-1947) GM GMG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Baker, Wilder, VADM, (1914-1952) Commander
Behrens, William Wohlsen, RADM, (1918-1948) Lieutenant Commander
Cline, Jim, CPO, (1933-1958) Chief Petty Officer
Barr, Jr., Eric, CAPT, (1934-1947) Midshipman
Barr, Jr., Eric, CAPT, (1934-1947) Midshipman

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