Edward Phelps Lull Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1855.
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.
Served as midshipman United States Navy in ships Congress (1855-1858), Colorado, Roanoke.
Married Elizabeth F. Burton, circa 1863. Married second, Emma Gillingham Terry, November 5, 1873.