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Beach, Edward Latimer Jr.

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 84 years of age.

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.





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