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Benjamin, Park

Park Benjamin was an eminent patent lawyer and author.

Benjamin was born May 11, 1849. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in 1867, he left the Navy in 1869 and earned a bachelor of laws degree from Albany Law School in 1870.

From 1872 to 1878, Benjamin was associate editor of the Scientific American and became editor-in-chief of Appleton's Cyclopaedia of Applied Mechanics in 1893.

Benjamin wrote The United States Naval Academy (1900) and numerous essays and naval articles for various periodicals.

He died August 21, 1922, in New York City.

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Paul Lewis has written an engaging analysis of this poem, noting its Poe-esque touches, but ultimately attributing it to editor Park Benjamin (Lewis).
At first, Park Benjamin attempted to defend the fleet, but soon even he joined the cry:
Goodrich, "Our New Naval Guns," Century Magazine, September 1890, 667-76; Richard Berry, "In the Twelve-Inch Turret," Cosmopolitan, May 1909, 635-44; Park Benjamin, "Why Jack Shoots to Hit," Independent, 4 August 1898, 327-30; Stanley Washburn, "Floating Mines In Naval Warfare," Outlook, 8 June 1907, 281-86; Hobart Pasha, "Systems of Offense and Defense in Naval Warfare," North American Review, November/December, 1878, 375-91; "Progress In Naval Armament," North American Review, November 1884, 431-42; Adm.
41) Matthews, "The Evolution of a Battle-Ship," 350-58; see also Talcott Williams, "The New Navy," Atlantic Monthly, September 1902, 391; Park Benjamin, "Our Ideal Battleship," Independent, 31 October 1901, 2567-72.