Celadon Leeds Daboll

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Celadon Leeds Daboll (July 18, 1818 in Groton, Connecticut – October 13, 1866 in New London, Connecticut), was a merchant in New London, Connecticut. From 1854 to 1861 he was employed in the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.[1]

He conceived the idea of applying the principle of the clarinet to a large trumpet, to serve as a fog signal for mariners, known as the Daboll trumpet.[2]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1888). "Daboll, Nathan". Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography. 2. New York: D. Appleton and Company. p. 52. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Herringshaw, Thomas William (1909). Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography. II. Chicago: American Publishers' Association. p. 189. 

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