Beach, Edward Latimer Jr.

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Born: Apr 20, 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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