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Francis G. Engle, NOAA (retired) passed away on June 6, 1974, at the age of 86. Commander Engle entered the Coast and Geodetic Survey as an Aid on February 2, 1907. His long and varied career included command of the PATHFINDER, RESEARCH, HYDROGRAPHER, BACHE, SURVEYOR, NATOMA, LYDONIA, and DISCOVERER. During World War I he was transferred to the service and jurisdiction of the Navy during which time he commanded the BACHE. He retired on October 1, 1937, with almost 32 years of service. Commander Engle returned to active duty during World Was II and re-retired on July 1, 1943.

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