Commodore Arent S. Crowninshield, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, to Frank H. Morris, Auditor of the Navy Department at the U.S. Treasury Department
April 15, 1898.
I have to inform you that the following vessels have been placed in commission upon the dates and at the places set opposite their respective names:
POTOMAC April 5th, 1898. New Orleans, La
YOSEMITE April 13, 1898. Newport News, Va.
SOLACE April 13, 1898. “ “ “
PRAIRIE April 14, 1898 New York, N.Y.
YANKEE April 14, 1898 “ “
Chief of Bureau
Source Note: CyS, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 228. Addressed below close: “Auditor for the Navy Department,/Treasury Department,/Washington, D.C.” Document reference: “1C8112...EC.”