THE UNITED STATES FLEET  July 1, 1923

ASIATIC FLEET
ASIATIC FLEET
Admiral Edwin A. Anderson

HURON (CA-9) - Flagship
YANGTZE PATROL
Rear Admiral W. W. Phelps

ISABEL (PY-10) - Flagship
HURON (CA-9) FF
Capt. C. D. Stearns
ASHEVILLE (PG-21)
Cmdr. James O. Richardson
SACRAMENTO (PG-19)
Cmdr. J. F. Green
ISABEL (PY-10) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. R. P. Hinrichs
ELCANO (PG-38)
Lt. Cmdr. A. Loder
VILLALOBOS (PG-42)
Lt. Cmdr. B. Perlman
QUIROS (PG-40)
Lt. Charles A. Lockwood, jr.
MONOCACY (PG-20)
no C.O. or X.O. listed
PALOS (PG-16)
Lt. Cmdr. G. W. Simpson
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-EIGHT
Commander William A. Glassford

TRACY (DD-214) (F)
Cmdr. William A. Glassford
SMITH THOMPSON (DD-212)
Lt. Cmdr. V. L. Kirman
WHIPPLE (DD-217)
Cmdr. Frank Jack Fletcher
BORIE (DD-215)
Lt. Cmdr. L. C. Scheibla
BARKER (DD-213)
Lt. D. M. Steece
JOHN D. EDWARDS (DD-216)
Cmdr. W. H. Lee
DESTROYER SQUADRON, ASIATIC FLEET
Captain George T. Pettengill

STEWART (DD-224) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. H. B. McCleary

BLACK HAWK (AD-9) - tender
Capt. J. W. Timmons
SOUTH CHINA PATROL
Commander W. E. Hall

HELENA (PG-9)
Cmdr. R. A. Abernathy
PAMPANGA (PG-39)
Lt. L. P. Lovette
SUBMARINE DIVISION EIGHTEEN
Commander R. C. Needham

S-2 (SS-106)
Lt. William S. Popham, jr.
S-14 (SS-119)
Lt. J. J. Twomey
S-15 (SS-120)
Lt. (j.g.) C. C. Dyer
S-16 (SS-121)
Lt. L. W. Busby jr.
S-17 (SS-122)
Lt. R. S. Barrett
SUBMARINE DIVISION TWELVE
Commander William L. Friedell

S-3 (SS-107)**
Lt. G. Hutchins
S-4 (SS-109)
Lt. Humbert W. Ziroli
S-6 (SS-111)
Lt. J. P. Conover
S-7 (SS-112)
Lt. R. T. S. Gladden
S-8 (SS-113)
Lt. B. S. Killmaster
S-9 (SS-114)
Lt. Herbert B. Knowles
** Notes for Submarine Divisions, Cavite and Submarine Base, Cavite:
S-3 was undergoing tests at Mare Island.
Mine Detachment was a subdivision of Submarine Divisions and was apparently administered as a Submarine Division.
DESTROYER DIVISION FORTY-FIVE
Captain C. S. Freeman

PREBLE (DD-345) (F)
Capt. C. S. Freeman
HULBERT (DD-342)
Lt. Cmdr. Frank A. Braisted
NOA (DD-343)
Cmdr. R. A. Thebald
WILLIAM B PRESTON (DD-344)
Lt. Cmdr. Willis A. Lee, jr.
SICARD (DD-346)
Lt. Cmdr. L. W. Comstock
PRUITT (DD-347)
Cmdr. H. W. McCormack
DESTROYER DIVISION FORTY-THREE
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PEARY (DD-226) (F)
Cmdr. J. S. Abbott
JOHN D. FORD (DD-228)
Lt. Cmdr. H. H. Frost
PILLSBURY (DD-227)
Lt. Cmdr. H. V. McKittrick
POPE (DD-225)
Lt. Cmdr. H. M. Lammers
TRUXTUN (DD-229)
Lt. Cmdr. T. H. Winters
PAUL JONES (DD-230)
Lt. Cmdr. Howard A. Flanigan
PECOS (AO-6)
no C.O. or X.O. listed
ABARENDA (AC-13)
Cmdr. E. B. Armstrong
GENERAL ALAVA (AG-5)
Chf. Bosn. J. C. Holmes
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SUBMARINE DIVISIONS, CAVITE and SUBMARINE BASE, CAVITE
Captain Z. E. Briggs

RAINBOW (AS-7) (F) - tender to SUBDIV12
Capt. Z. E. Briggs
AJAX (AC-15) - tender (temp) to SUBDIV 18
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AUXILIARIES, ASIATIC FLEET
No commander listed

No flagship listed
The gunboat USS QUIROS, photographed in 1922 as a member of the Yangtze Patrol.
The ship decommissioned in August 1923 and was sunk as a target in October.
Photo from the Navy History & Heritage Command On-Line Archive. As far as I know it is in
the public domain.
MINE DETACHMENT **
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RIZAL (DM-14) (F)
Cmdr. W. E. Hall
HART (DM-8)
Lt. Cmdr. G. C. Barnes
BITTERN (AM-36)
Lt. E. H. Geiselman
FINCH (AM-9)
Lt. L. F. Safford