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Naval officer

Ralph Edward Mcshane, American naval officer. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Club: Army-Navy (Washington).

Background

Mcshane, Ralph Edward was born on February 4, 1899 in Baltimore. Son of James Francis and Nettie May (Brannan) Mcshane.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1920. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1920, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1950. Translations to construction corporations 1924. Duty in naval industrial and allied activities, 1924-1943.

Service E.T.O. (Normandy invasion), 1943-1944, planning and occupation, Germany, 1944-1945. Commander Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, also director planning, bureau of Ships, Washington, from 1945.

Membership

Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: Army-Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Ruth Elizabeth Johnson, August 18, 1927.

father:
James Francis Mcshane

mother:
Nettie May (Brannan) Mcshane

spouse:
Ruth Elizabeth Johnson