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Beach, Edward Latimer Jr.

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Naval Officer

Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. was an American naval submarine officer and author.

1918 – Born 20th of April.

1939 – Graduated from the United States Naval Academy.

Beach served in the USS Trigger, USS Tirante, and commanded the USS Piper.

Served as President Eisenhower’s naval aide.

1955 – Wrote his first novel, Run Silent, Run Deep.

1959 – Beach took command of the USS Triton (SSRN-586).

1962 – Wrote books on naval history, including Submarine!, Around the World Submerged and eepers of the Sea (1983).

1966 – Beach retired from the Navy.

1972 – Wrote two sequels, Dust on the Sea (1972) and Cold is the Sea (1978).

1995 – Scapegoats: A Defense of Kimmel and Short at Pearl Harbor.

2002 – Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. died 1st of December.

Beach Hall, the United States Naval Institute’s home at the Naval Academy, is named in honor of both Captains Beach.