CONRAD, Robert Dexter, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
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
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1905
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Orange, Massachusetts
Last Address
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
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge


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


 Additional Information
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.
   
Other Comments:
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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  1927-1930, USS Florida (BB-30)

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 USS Florida (BB-30) Details

USS Florida (BB-30)
Florida Class Battleship: Displacement 21,825 Tons, Dimensions, 521' 6" (oa) x 88' 3" x 30' 1" (Max)Armament 10 x 12"/45 16 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, 20.75 Knots, Crew 1001. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, March 9, 1909. Launched May 12, 1910. Commissioned September 15, 1911. Decommissioned February 16, 1931. Stricken April 6, 1931. Fate:Sold 16 February 1931 and broken up for scrap.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Florida-class

Strength
Battleship

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Last Updated: May 21, 2014
   
   
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Florida (BB-30)

James, Jules, VADM, (1906-1946) Commander
Goggins, William Bernard, RADM, (1919-1949) Lieutenant
Grenfell, Elton Watters, VADM, (1926-1964) Ensign
Tolley, Oscar Kemp, RADM, (1929-1959) Ensign
Wellings, Joseph Harold, RADM, (1925-1963) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Edwards, Heywood Lane, LCDR, (1926-1941) OFF 110X Ensign
Werkmeister, Charles, CPO, (1909-1941) BM BM-0000 Boatswain's Mate 1st Class
Llantada, Pedro, PO1, (1929-1949) MAT Mess Attendant 3rd Class

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