CONRAD, Robert Dexter, CAPT

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167X-Special Duty Officer - Merchant Marine, Engineering
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1947, Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Service Years
1927 - 1947

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Home Town
Orange, Massachusetts
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Captain Conrad retired in 1947 and died at New York on 26 July 1949 at the age of 44.

Date of Passing
Jul 26, 1949
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

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US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
  1932, American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)

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Last Known Activity

Robert Dexter Conrad was an officer in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1927. Captain Robert Dexter Conrad worked with the Bureau of Construction and Repair and the Bureau of Ships and developed areas of armor, photoelasticity, turret design, the effects of gun blasts, ship models, propulsion, and other areas related to ship design and construction.
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Award named in his honor:  The Captain Robert Dexter Conrad Award.

The Navy's top scientific award, an annual award to the individual making an outstanding contribution in naval research and development bears Captain Conrad's name.

Ship naming:  The USNS Robert D. Conrad (T-AGOR-3), a research ship operated by Columbia University, was named in his honor.
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Robert Dexter Conrad, born on 20 March 1905 in Orange, Massachusetts, graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned ensign in June 1927.

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