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Ships of the Great White Fleet: From Hampton Roads to San Francisco

Composition of the fleet during the first leg of the cruise (from Hampton Roads to San Francisco):

Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, commanding


 First Squadron

First Division
Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, commanding
Second Division
Rear Admiral William H. Emory, commanding
USS Connecticut, flagship of the Commander in Chief. 
Captain Hugo Osterhaus
USS Georgia, flagship of Divisional Commander
Captain Henry McCrea
USS Kansas
Captain Charles E. Vreeland
USS New Jersey 
Captain William H. H. Southerland
USS Vermont 
Captain William P. Potter
USS Rhode Island 
Captain Joseph B. Murdock
USS Louisiana
Captain Richard Wainwright
USS Virginia 
Captain Seaton Schroeder



Second Squadron

Third Division
Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, commanding
Fourth Division
Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, commanding
USS Minnesota, flagship of Squadron Commander
Captain John Hubbard
USS Alabama, flagship of Squadron Commander
Captain Ten Eyck DeW. Veeder
USS Maine 
Captain Giles B. Harber
USS Illinois 
Captain John M. Bowyer
USS Missouri 
Captain Greenlief A. Merriam
USS Kearsarge 
Captain Hamilton Hutchins
USS Ohio 
Captain Charles W. Bartlett
USS Kentucky
Captain Walter C. Cowles


Fleet Auxiliaries

USS Culgoa (storeship, Hampton Roads to Manila)
Lt. Commander John B. Patton
USS Glacier (storeship)
Commander William S. Hogg
USS Panther (repair ship)
Commander Valentine S. Nelson
USS Yankton (tender)
Lt. Walter R. Gherardi
USS Relief (hospital ship)  


"Torpedo Flotilla" of Destroyers

Lt. Alfred G. Howe
Lt. Julius F. Hellweg
Lt. Frank McCommon
Lt. Charles S. Kerrick
Lt. Ernest Friedrick
Lt. Hutch I. Cone
Arethusa (torpedo flotilla tender)
Commander Albert W. Grant


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Published: Fri Jan 29 10:10:12 EST 2016