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Naval officer

Edward Phelps Lull, American naval officer. Served as midshipman United States Navy in ships Congress (1855-1858), Colorado, Roanoke.

Background

Lull, Edward Phelps was born on February 20, 1836 in Windsor, Vermont, United States. Son of Martin Lull.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1855.

Career

Served as midshipman United States Navy in ships Congress (1855-1858), Colorado, Roanoke. Promoted warranted master, 1858. Professor of English, ethics, fencing United States Naval Academy, 1860-1861, professor mathematics, Spanish, 1866-1869.

Promoted Lieutenant, 1860, lieutenant commander, 1862, master of ship John Adams, 1863. Promoted commander, 1870. Commanded ship Guard on Darien Surveying Expedition, 1870-1871.

Headed Nicaragua Exploring Expedition, 1872-1873. Hydrographic inspector Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1875-1880. Promoted captain, 1881.

Served duty at Boston and Pensacola navy yards. Author: History of the United States Navy-Yard at Gosport, Virginia, 1874.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the United States Navy-Yard at Gosport, Virginia, 1874.

Membership

Served as midshipman United States Navy in ships Congress (1855-1858), Colorado, Roanoke.

Connections

Married Elizabeth F. Burton, circa 1863. Married second, Emma Gillingham Terry, November 5, 1873.

father:
Martin Lull. Lull

spouses:
Elizabeth F. Burton

Emma Gillingham Terry