FORCES AFLOAT, MAJOR STATIONS
January 1, 1899
NORTH ATLANTIC STATION
RADM William T. Sampson
Captain French E. Chadwick, Chief of Staff
NEW YORK (AC) (F)
Capt. French Chadwick
ALVARADO (GB)
Lt. (j.g.) Victor Blue
ARETHUSA (steamer)
Cmdr. John Merry
BROOKLYN (ACR)
Capt. Francis Cook
CINCINNATI (PC)
Capt. Colby Chester
MAYFLOWER (steamer)
Cmdr. Morris Mackenzie
NASHVILLE (LDGB)
Cmdr. Washburn Maynard
NEWARK (PC)
Capt. Caspar Goodrich
CASTINE (GB)
Cmdr. Robert Berry
MONTGOMERY (UPC)
Cmdr. George Converse
CHICAGO (PC)
Capt. Philip Cooper
DETROIT (UPC)
Cmdr. James Dayton
HIST (yacht)
Lt. Lucien Young
NEW ORLEANS (PC)
Capt. William Folger
PRINCETON(CGB)
Cmdr. Clifford West
SANDOVAL (GB)
Lt. Edwin Anderson
SQUADRON FOR SPECIAL SERVICE
Captain Albert Barker, senior officer
PACIFIC STATION
Commodore Albert Kautz
PHILADELPHIA (2nd rate)
Cmdr. Edwin White
BADGER (cruiser)
Cmdr. James Miller
YORKTOWN (GB)
Cmdr. Charles Sperry
ASIATIC STATION
RADM George Dewey
OLYMPIA (PC) (F)
Capt. Benjamin Lamberton
CHARLESTON (PC)
Capt. William Whiting
BOSTON (PC)
Capt. George Wilde
BALTIMORE (PC)
Capt. Nehemiah Dyer
RALEIGH (PC)
Capt. Joseph Coghlan
BARCELO (???)
Naval Cadet William White
BRUTUS (Collier)
Lt. Vincedon Cottman
CULGOA (supply steamer)
Lt. Cmdr. James Carlin
NANSHAN (steamer)
Lt. Ben Hodges
ZAFIRO (collier)
Ens. Henry Pearson
CONCORD (GB)
Cmdr. Asa Walker
CALLAO (GB)
Cmdr. Edwin S. Houston
MONOCACY (LDGB)
Lt. Benjamin Tappan
PETREL (GB)
Lt. Cmdr. Charles Cornwell
SPECIAL SERVICE
AMPHITRITE (monitor)
Capt. Charles Barclay
DOLPHIN (dispatch boat)
Cmdr. Henry Lyon
EAGLE (yacht)
Lt. Frank F. Fletcher
GLACIER (refrigerator ship)
Lt. William Seccombe
LANCASTER (cruiser)
Cmdr. Thomas Perry
MICHIGAN (cruiser)
Lt. Cmdr. William Everett
PEORIA (cruiser)
Lt. Joseph Jayne
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INDIANA (BB)
Capt. Henry Taylor
MACHIAS (GB)
Cmdr. Leavitt Logan
MARBLEHEAD (UPC)
Cmdr. William Mead
MARIETTA (CGB)
Cmdr. Frederick Symonds
MASSACHUSETTS (BB)
Capt. Nicol Ludlow
SCORPION (yacht)
Lt. Cmdr. William Turner
TEXAS (BB)
Capt. Charles Sigsbee
TOPEKA (GB)
Cmdr. William Cowles
MONADNOCK (monitor)
Cmdr. Henry Nichols (en route to command)
MONTEREY (monitor)
Cmdr. Eugene Leutze
BUFFALO (cruiser)
Cmdr. Joseph Hemphill
YOSEMITE (cruiser)
Cmdr. George Ide
BENNINGTON (GB)
Cmdr. Edward Taussig
HELENA (LDGB)
Cmdr. William Swinburne
MANILA (GB)
Lt. Cmdr. Frederick Singer
OREGON (BB) (F)
Capt. Albert Barker
IOWA (BB)
Capt. Silas Terry
CELTIC (supply ship)
Lt. Cmdr. Nathaniel Patch
IRIS (distilling ship)
Lt. Cmdr. Nelson Houston
JUSTIN (collier)
Cmdr. Wells Field
SCINDIA (collier)
Cmdr. Eugene Watson
STERLING (collier)
Lt. Cmdr. James Selfridge
SOLACE (ambulance ship)
Cmdr. Andrew Dunlap
SUPPLY (supply ship)
Lt. Edward Roberts
SYLPH (yacht)
Lt. William Maxwell
VIXEN (yacht)
Lt. Cmdr. John Wilson
VULCAN (repair ship)
Lt. Cmdr. Ira Harris
WHEELING (CGB)
Cmdr. William Burwell
Abbreviations
BB- Battleship                      AC - Armored Cruiser                  PC - Protected Cruiser
CC - Converted Cruiser       CR - Cruiser                                DB - Dispatch Boat
GB - Gunboat (including conversions)                                    GBc - Composite Gunboat
GBl - Light-draft Gunboat    M - Monitor                                  ReS - Refrigerator Ship
SuS - Supply Ship               SaS - Sailing Ship                        TB - Tugboat
DD - Torpedo-Boat Destroyer                                                 SS - Submarine Torpedo-Boat