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Ben Moreell

Admiral Ben Moreell (1892 – 1978) was the chief of the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Yards and Docks and of the Civil Engineer Corps. Best known to the American public as the Father of the Navy's Seabees, Moreell's life spanned eight decades, two world wars, a great depression and the evolution of the United States as a superpower. He was a distinguished Naval Officer, a brilliant engineer, an industrial giant and articulate national spokesman.

Ben Moreell's Articles

Survival of the Species

The key to the survival of civilization is human liberty.

- July 01, 1978

In Search of Freedom

A businessman's early warning to other businessmen of the effects of interventions and controls.

- April 01, 1975

Fifty Years of Engineering

Emphasizing the special responsibility of the engineer for maintaining a climate of freedom.

- November 01, 1970

To Be Different - and Free

Another facet of freedom, explains Admiral Moreell, involves the variety that spices our lives.

- January 01, 1968

Business, Social Progress, and Religion

Admiral Moreell also pursues that theme as he traces the relationships between business affairs, social progress, and the religious life of the American people.

- July 01, 1967

The Safety of the People

Admiral Ben Moreell reminds us of Cicero's observation that the safety of the people depends upon their knowing and observing the Higher Law.

- September 01, 1966

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