Robert B. Dashiell

Military Person

1860 – 1899

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Who was Robert B. Dashiell?

Robert Brooke Dashiell was an officer in the United States Navy who was noted for his technical expertise.

Dashiell, born 29 July 1860 near Woodville, Virginia, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1881 and was commissioned as an ensign two years later.

An inventor of important ordnance mechanisms and an authority on dock construction, he was commissioned Assistant Naval Constructor 7 February 1895 and served in his specialty until his death in Washington, D.C., 8 March 1899.

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Born
Jul 29, 1860
United States of America
Also known as
  • Robert Dashiell
Profession
Education
  • United States Naval Academy
Lived in
  • Virginia
Died
Mar 8, 1899
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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