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Adm George Albert Converse

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Adm George Albert Converse

Birth
Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 29 Mar 1909 (aged 64)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section East, Site 937
Memorial ID 17790247 View Source
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USNA 1865; Considered one of the ablest officers in the Navy, and well known as an expert on ordnance, especially torpedoes, Rear Admiral Converse was one of the first officers involved in the introduction of electricity aboard men-of-war, and pioneered in experimentation with and the introduction of smokeless powder in the Navy.



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