FORCES AFLOAT, MAJOR STATIONS
January 1, 1896
NORTH ATLANTIC STATION
RADM Francis M. Bunce
Commander John Schouler, Chief of Staff
NEW YORK (1st rate) (F)
Capt. Winfield S. Schley
COLUMBIA (1st rate)
Capt. James H. Sands
MAINE (1st rate)
Capt. Arent S. Crwninshield
RALEIGH (2nd rate)
Capt. Merrill Miller
CINCINNATI (2nd rate)
Capt. Mortimer L. Johnson
AMPHITRITE (2nd rate)
Capt. William C. Wise
MONTGOMERY (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Charles H. Davis
SOUTH ATLANTIC STATION
RADM Charles S. Norton
NEWARK (2nd rate) (F)
Capt. Yates Stirling
CASTINE (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Thomas Perry
YANTIC (4th rate)
Lt. Cmdr. Fernando P. Gilmore
PACIFIC STATION
RADM Lester A. Beardslee
PHILADELPHIA (2nd rate) (F)
Capt. Charles S. Cotton
MONTEREY (2nd rate)
Capt. Theodore F. Kane
MARION (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Dennis W. Mullan
BENNINGTON(3rd rate)
Cmdr. George W. Pigman
ALERT (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Franklin Hanford
ADAMS (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Eugene W. Watson
ASIATIC STATION
RADM Frederick V. McNair
OLYMPIA (1st rate) (F)
Capt. John J. Read
CHARLESTON (2nd rate)
Capt. George W. Coffin
BOSTON (2nd rate)
Capt. Frank Wildes
YORKTOWN (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Charles H. Stockton
DETROIT (3rd rate)
Cmdr. John S. Newell
CONCORD (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Joseph E. Craig
MACHIAS (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Edwin S. Houston
MONOCACY (3rd rate)
Cmdr. William W. Reisinger
PETREL (4th rate)
Lt. Cmdr. William H. Emory
EUROPEAN STATION
RADM Thomas O. Selfridge
SAN FRANCISCO (2nd rate) (F)
Capt. Edwin M. Shepard
MINNEAPOLIS (1st rate)
Capt. George H. Wadleigh
MARBLEHEAD (3rd rate)
Cmdr. Charles O'Neil
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USS BENNINGTON as seen in the 1890's.

US Navy Photo from the Naval History and Heritage
Command  On-Line Library.
As far as I know, it is in the public domain.
USS PETREL in the early 1890's.

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