THE UNITED STATES FLEET
OCTOBER 1, 1939

ATLANTIC SQUADRON
ATLANTIC SQUADRON, U.S. FLEET
Rear Admiral Hayne Ellis

NEW YORK - (BB-34) - Flagship
BATTLESHIP DIVISION FIVE
Rear Admiral Hayne Ellis

NEW YORK (BB-34) (F)
Capt. Robert M. Griffin
ARKANSAS (BB-33)
Capt. William H. Pashley
TEXAS (BB-35)
Capt. Robert R. M. Emmet
WYOMING (AG-17)
Capt. Donald F. Patterson
CRUISER DIVISION SEVEN
Rear Admiral Andrew C. Pickens

WICHITA (CA-45) (F)
Capt. Thaddeus A. Thomson, Jr.
QUINCY (CA-39)
Capt. Paul H. Bastedo
SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38)
Capt. Charles M. Yates
TUSCALOOSA (CA-37)
Capt. Harry A. Badt
VINCENNES (CA-44)
Capt. John R. Beardall
DESTROYERS, ATLANTIC SQUADRON
No Commander Listed

No flagship listed
RANGER (CV-4)
Captain Ralph F. Wood

Ranger Air Group
Lt. Cmdr. Oscar A. Weller

VB-4  - 18 VSB
 
Lt. Cmdr. John G. Crommelin, Jr.
VF-4  - 18 VF, 1 VSB, 2 VM
 
Lt. Cmdr. Albert K. Morehouse
VS-41  - 18 VSB
 
Lt. Cmdr. Thomas B. Williamson
VS-42  - 18 VSB
 
Lt. Cmdr. Ralph W. D. Woods
Miscellaneous Aircraft - 3 VSO, 2 VJ, 1 VSB
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**Notes for Destroyers, Atlantic Squadron:
JACOB JONES on temporary duty with Squadron 40-T
USS RANGER (CV-4) at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in late 1939. Photo from the Naval History
and Heritage Command On-Line Library. As far as I know it is in the public domain.
DESTROYER SQUADRON TEN
Commander William G. Greenman

DECATUR (DD-341) (F)
Lt. Jesse C. Sowell
DESTROYER DIVISION TWENTY-ONE
Commander Samuel N. Moore

HOPKINS (DD-249) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Omer A. Kneeland
BARRY (DD-248)
Lt. Cmdr. William M. Cole
GOFF (DD-247)
Lt. Cmdr. Noble W. Abrahams
REUBEN JAMES (DD-245)
Lt. Cmdr. Earl V. Sherman
DESTROYER DIVISION TWENTY-TWO
No commander listed

LEARY (DD-158)
Lt. Cmdr. Ethelbert Watts
SCHENCK (DD-159)
Lt. Samuel M. Bailey
FAIRFAX (DD-93)
Lt. Cmdr. Paul L. Mather
MANLEY (AG-28)
Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Loughead
DESTROYER DIVISION TWENTY-SEVEN
No commander listed

BORIE (DD-215)
Lt. Cmdr. Robert M. Morris
BROOME (DD-210)
Lt. Cmdr. John Y. Dannenberg
SIMPSON (DD-221)
Lt. Cmdr. Hubert W. Chanler
TRUXTUN (DD-229)
Lt. Cmdr. Bruce B. Adell
DESTROYER DIVISION TWENTY-NINE
No commander listed

BADGER (DD-126)
Lt. Cmdr. William E. Hennigar
JACOB JONES (DD-130)**
Lt. Edward L. Woodyard
HERBERT (DD-160)
Lt. Cmdr. Robert P. Wadell
DICKERSON (DD-157)
Lt. Cmdr. Edwin E. Woods
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY
No commander listed

ROPER (DD-147)
Lt. Cmdr. Harry E. Hubbard
HAMILTON (DD-141)
Lt. Cmdr. Thomas C. Evans
BABBITT (DD-128)
Lt. Cmdr. Harold R. Parker
CLAXTON (DD-140)
Lt. Cmdr. William C. Cross
DESTROYER SQUADRON THIRTY
Captain Schuyler F. Helm

GILMER (DD-233) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Ephraim R. McLean, Jr.
DESTROYER DIVISION SIXTY
Commander Thomas G. Peyton

ELLIS (DD-154) (F)
Cmdr. Thomas G. Peyton
DUPONT (DD-152)
Lt. William L. Messmer
BERNADOU (DD-153)
Lt. George A. Leahey, Jr.
COLE (DD-155)
Lt. Cmdr. Paul F. Dugan
DESTROYER DIVISION SIXTY-ONE
Commander John J. Mahoney

GREER (DD-145) (F)
Cmdr. John J. Mahoney
TARBELL (DD-142)
Lt. Cmdr. Edward W. Rawlins
YARNALL (DD-143)
Lt. Cmdr. John G. Winn
UPSHUR (DD-144)
Lt. Cmdr. Ralph E. Wilson
DESTROYER SQUADRON FORTY-ONE
Captain William S. Farber

DALLAS (DD-199) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. John J. Laffan
DESTROYER DIVISION EIGHTY-TWO
Commander Robert W. Fleming

HATFIELD (DD-231) (F)
Cmdr. Robert W. Fleming
FOX (DD-234)
Lt. Cmdr. Joseph A. Farrell, Jr.
BROOKS (DD-232)
Lt. William R. Lefavour
KANE (DD-235)
Lt. Cmdr. George D. Martin
DESTROYER DIVISION SIXTY-SIX
Commander Fred D. Kirtland

BRECKINRIDGE (DD-148) (F)
Cmdr. Fred D. Kirtland
BARNEY (DD-149)
Lt. Cmdr. John H. Long
BLAKELEY (DD-150)
Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth P. Hartman
BIDDLE (DD-151)
Lt. Cmdr. Martin R. Peterson