Officers on Special Service
January 1, 1896
COAST AND GEODITIC SURVEY

Coast Survey Office
Lieutenant Commander Seth M. Ackley
Hydrographic Inspector
Atlantic Coast Vessels

BLAKE (Steamer)
Lt. Charles E. Vreeland
A. D. BACHE (Steamer)
Lt. E. M. Hughes
EAGRE (Schooner)
Lt. William P. Elliot
ENDEAVOR (Steamer)
Lt. L. K. Reynolds
Pacific Coast Vessels

PATTERSON (Steamer)
Lt. Cmdr. H. B. Mansfield
GEDNEY (Steamer)
Lt. J. M. Helm
M'ARTHUR (Steamer)
Lt. W. P. Ray
HASSLER (Steamer)
Lt. D. Delehanty
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COMMISSION OF FISH AND FISHERIES

ALBATROSS (Steamer)
Lt. Cmdr. Zera L. Tanner
FISH HAWK (Steamer)
Lt.(j.g.) Robert Platt
LIGHT HOUSE BOARD/LIGHT HOUSE INSPECTORS

Commodore James A. Greer
Chairman

Commander Frank Wildes - First District
Commander George F. F. Wilde - Second District
Captain Henry F. Picking - Third District
Commander Purnell F. Harrington - Fourth District
Commander Charles J. Train - Fifth District
Commander James G. Green - Sixth District
Commander George R. Durand - Seventh District
Commander Dennis W. Mullan - Eigth District
Commander Nicol Ludlow - Ninth District
Commander Edwin T. Woodward - Tenth District
Commander Oscar F. Heyerman - Eleventh District
Lieutenant Commander Thomas Perry - Twelfth District
Lieutenant Commander W. W. Rhoades - Thirteenth District
Commander Edwin W. Shepard - Fourteenth District
Commander William C. Wise - Fifteenth District
Lieutenant Commander Robert Berry - Sixteenth District
OTHER BOARDS

BOARD OF INSPECTION
AND SURVEY
Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly
President

BOARD OF INSPECTION OF VESSELS (Pacific Coast)
Captain Louis Kempff
President

INSPECTION OF STEEL
(New Cruisers)
Captain John A. Howell
President, Steel Board

ELECTRIC LIGHTING
Commander John S. Newell
Naval Inspector
Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, the Navy's Senior
Officer in early 1892. He would retire for age later that
year but would be recalled to active duty during the
Spanish-American War as Prize Commissioner at
Portland Maine.

US Navy Photo from the Naval History and Heritage
Command  On-Line Library.
As far as I know, it is in the public domain.