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R. F., 4 Colts, 2 3-in, field guns; 2 T. Launched December, 1891,

NORTH CAROLINA-Same as Montana. Launched October, 1906.

*PENNSYLVANIA-D., 13,680; speed, 22 knots. Armament same as California. Launched August, 1903.

*SOUTH DAKOTA-Same as California. Launched July. 1904.

4TENNESSEE-D., 14,500; speed, 22 knots; armament, 4 10-in. B. L. R., 16 6-in. R. F., 22 3-in. R. F., 12 3-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F., 2 3-in. R. F. field guns, 2 .30-cal. machine, 6 .30cal. auto. Launched December, 1904.

*WASHINGTON-D., 14,518; speed, 22 knots; armament, same as Tennessee. Launched March, 1905.

*WEST VIRGINIA--Same as California. launched April, 1903.

Harbor Defence Ram. *KATAHDIN-D., 2,183; speed, 16.11 knots; armament, 4 6-pdr. R. F. Launched February, 1893. Single Turret Harbor Defence Monitors. ARKANSAS-D., 3,225; speed,

12.03 knots; armament, 2 12-in, B. L. R.; 4 4-in. R. F.; 3 6-pdr. R. F., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched November, 1900.

FLORIDA-D., 3,225; speed, 12.4 knots; armament same as Arkansas. Launched November, 1901,

NEVADA-D., 3,225; speed, 13.04 knots; armament same as Arkansas. Launched November, 1900.

WYOMING-D., 3,225; speed, 11.80 knots; armament same

as Arkansas. Launched September, 1900.

Double-Turret Monitors. *AMPHITRITE-D., 3,990; speed, 10.5 knots; armament, 4 10-in. B. L. R.; 2 4-in., 2 6-pdr., 2 3-pdr. R. F.; 2 37-mm. H. R. C.; 5 1-pdr. R. F. G.; 1 Colt, 1 3– in, field gun. Launched June, 1893.

AMIANTONOMOH-D., 3,990; speed, 10.5 knots; armament, 4 10-in. B. L. R.; 2 6-pdr., 2 3-pdr. R. F.; 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 1 Colt. Launched December, 1876.

*MONADNOCK-D., 3,990; speed, 12 knots; armament, 4 10-in. B. L. R., 24in. R. F. G., 4 6-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F. G. Launched September, 1883.

*MONTEREY-D., 4,084; speed, 13.6 knots; armament, 2 12-in., 2 10-in. B. L. R.; 6 6-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched April, 1891.

*PURITAN-D., 6,060; speed, 12.4 knots; armament, 4 12-in. B. L. R.; 6 4-in. R. F. B. L R.; 6 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colt auto. Launched Dec., 1882.

*TERROR-D., 3,990; speed, 10.5 knots; armament,

in. L R., 4-in, R. F. G., 2 6-pdr., 2 i-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F. G., 2 37-mm. H. R. C. Launched March, 1883.

Protected Steel Cruisers. 4 ALBANY-D., 3,430; speed, 20.5 knots; armament, 10 5-in. R. F.; 10 3-pdr. R. F.; 2 1-pdr. R. F. and 3 Colts. Launched January, 2890.

ATLANTA-D., 3,000; speed, 15.6 knots; armament, 2 8-in. B. L. R.; 6 6-in. R. F. G.; 6 6-pdr., 4 i-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts, i 3-in. R. F. field gun. Launched October, 1884.

*BALTIMORE-D., 4,413; speed, 20.096 knots; armament, 12 6-in. R. F. G.; 6 3-in. R. F.; 6 3-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 4

Colt autos., 1 8-in. R. F. field gun, 1 machine. Launched October, 1888.

BOSTON-D., 3,000; speed, 15.6 knots; armament, 6 6-in., 2 8-in. B. L. R.; 6 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 1 3-in. field gun, 2 Colts. Launched December, 1884.

*CHARLESTON-D., 9,700; speed, 22.04 knots; armament, 14 6-in., 18 3-in. R. F.; 12 3-pdr. semi-auto.; 4 '1-pdr. auto., 8 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 8-in. R. F. field guns, 2 .30-calibre machine, 8 .30-calibre auto. Launched January, 1904.

*CHATTANOOGA-D., 3, 200; speed, 16.65 knots; armament, 10 6-in., 8 6-pdr. and 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 4 Colt autos, 1 3-in. field gun.

Launched March, 1903. *CHICAGO-D., 4,500; speed, 18 knots; armament, 4 8-in. B. L. Ř.; 14 5-in. R. F.; 96-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts; 1 3-in. R. F. field gun. Launched December 1885.

*CINCINNATI-D., 3,183;_speed, 19 knots; armament, 11 5-in. R. F. B. L. R.; 8 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr., 1 8-in. R. F. field gun; 2 Colts. Launched November, 1892.

*CLEVELAND-Same as Chattanooga. Launched September, 1901.

8 COLUMBIA-D., 7,350; speed, 22.8 knots; armament, 1 3-in. B. L. R.; 2 6-in., 8 4-in. R. F. B. L. R.; 12 6-pdr., 2 1pdr. R. F.; 2 1-pdr auto.; 2 Colts; 1 3in. R. F. field gun. Launched July, 1892. 4DENVER-Same

Chattanooga. Launched June, 1902.

4DES MOINÉS--Same as Chattanooga. Launched September, 1902.

GALVESTON-Same as Chattanooga. MILWAUKEE Same

Charleston, Building, Union Iron Works, San Francisco.

3MINNEAPOLIS-Same as Columbia; 4 T. Launched August, 1893.

*NEWARK-D., 4,083; speed, 19 knots; armament, 12 6-in. R. F.; 6 3-in, R. F.; 6 3-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts; 1 3-in. field gun. Launched March, 1890.

4NEW ORLEANS-D., 3,430; speed, 20 knots; armament, same as Albany. Launched December, 1896.

OLYMPIA-D., 5,695; speed, 21.686 knots; armament, 4 8-in. B. L. R.; 10 5in. R. F. B. L. R.; 14 6-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 1 Gatling, 1 Colt. Launched Noverr.ber, 1892.

*RALEIGH--D., 3,183; speed, 19 knots; armament, 11 5-in. R. F.; 8 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts, 1 3-in. field gun. Launched March, 1892.

4 SAN FRANCISCO-D., 4,083; speed, 19.525 knots; armament, 12 6-in. B. L. R.; 10 6-pdr, 4 1-pdr., 2 Colts. Launched October, 1899.

"ST. LOUIS-D., 9,700; speed, 22 knots; armament, same as Charleston. Launched May, 1905.

4 TACOMA-D., 3,200; speed, 16.5 knots; armament, samc

Chattanooga. Launched' June, 1903.

Unprotected Steel Cruisers. 4DETROIT-D., 2,072; speed, 18.71 knots; armament, 10 5-in. R. F. B. L. R.; 6 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts; 1 3-in. R. F. field gun. Launched October, 1891.

4 MARBLEHEAD-D., 2,072; speed, 18.44 knots; armament, 10 5-in. R. F.; 6 6-pdr., 21-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts; 1 3-in. field gun. Launched August, 1902.

4 MONTGOMERY-D., 2,072; speed, 19.06 knots; armament, 4 6-pdr.; 5 T. Launched December, 1891.

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*VICKSBURG-D., 1,014; speed, 12.71 BIRMINGHAM-D., 3,750; speed, 24 knots; armament

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Annapolis. knots; armament, 12 3-in. R. F.; 2 sub- Launched December, 1896. merged T. Launched July, 1907.

4 WHEELING-D., 1,029; speed, 12.88 CHESTER -- Same

Birmingham.
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Annapolis. Launched June, 1907.

Launched March, 1897. SALEM-Same as Birmingham.

Unarmored Vessels—Special Class. Unarmored Steel Gunboats.

DOLPHIN-Dispatch boat; D., 1,486; BENNINGTON-D., 1,664; speed, 17.5

speed, 15.5 knots; armament, 2 4-in. R. knots; armament, 8 4-in. B. L. R.; 4

F. B. L. R.; 3 6-pdr., 4 3-pdr. R. F.; 2

Colts. Launched April, 1884. 6-pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 1 Colt auto. Launched June, 1890.

*VESUVIUS-Dynamite cruiser; D., 929; CASTINE-D.,

speed, 21.42 knots; armament, 3 3-pdr. 1,177; speed, 16,032 knots; armament, 8 4-in. R. F.; 4 6-pdr.,

R. F.; 5 T. Launched April, 1888.

SEVERN–Training ship (sailing); D., 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 1 Colt auto. Launched

1,175; armament, 6 4-in., 4 6-pdr. and 2 May 1892.

1-nar. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched June, CONCORD-D., 1,620; sj eed, .16.8

1899. knots; armament, 6 6-in. B. L. R.; 2 6

LUMBERLAND-Steel

training ship pdr., 2 3-pdr. R. F.; 2 37-mm. H. R. C.;

(sailing); D., 1,800; armament same as 2 .30-calibre Colts. Launched March,

Severn. Launched August, 1904. 1896.

INTREPID-Training ship 6 DON JUAN DE AUSTRIA-D., 1,130;

(sailing);

same as Cumberland. Launched October, speed, 14 knots; armament, 6 4-in. R. F. 1904. G.; 4 6-pdr. R. F.; 4 Colts. Launched

BOXER- Wooden training ship (sail1887.

ing); D., 345; no armament. Launched SISLA DE CUBA-D., 1,030; speed, 16 October, 1904. knots; armament, 4 4-in. Ř. .F. G.; 4 6

Torpedo-Boat Destroyers. pdr. R. F.; 4 Colts. BISLA DE LUZON-Same as the Isla

*BAINBRIDGE-D., 420; speed, 28.45

knots; armament, 2 long 18-in. Whitehead de Cuba. *MACHIAS-D., 1,177;

torpedo tubes; 2 3-in. R. F.; 5 6-pdr. R. speed, 15.46

F. Launched August, 1901. knots; armament, 8 4-in. R. F. B. L. R.; 4 6-pdr.,

*BARRY-D., 420; speed, 28.12 knots; 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched December, 1891.

armament same as Bainbridge. Launched

March, 1902. PETREL-D., 892; speed, 11.79 knots;

*CHAUNCEY-D., 420; speed, 28.64 armament, 4 6-in. B. L. R.; 2 3-pdr., 2

knots;

armament same 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts auto.

Bainbridge. Launched

Launched October, 1901. October, 1888.

4 DALE-D., 420; speed, 28.10 knots; *YORKTOWN-D., 1,740; speed, 16.14 armament same as Bainbridge. Launched knots; armament, 6 6-in. B. L. R.; 2 3

July, 1900. pdr. and 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched

4DECATUR-Same as Dale. Launched April, 1888. No. 16-Authorized by act of May 4,

September, 1900.

AHOPKINS-D., 408; speed, 29.02 knots; 1898, but never designed.

armament same as Bainbridge. Launched Light Draft Gunboats.

April, 1902. *HELENA-D., 1,392; speed, 15.5 knots;

HULL-D., 408; speed, 28.03 knots; armament, 8 4-in., 4 6-pdr. R. F., 4 1- armament same as Bainbridge. Launched pdr. R. F., 2 Colts. Launched January, June, 1902. 1896.

LAWRENCE-D., 446; speed, 28.40 NASHVILLE-D., 1,371; speed, 16.30 knots;, armament

Bainbridge. knots; armament, 8 4-in., 4 6-pdr. R. F.;

Launched November, 1900. 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched Octo- MACDONOUGH--D., 430; speed, 28.03 ber, 1895.

knots;
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same Bainbridge. *WILMINGTON-D., 1,392; speed, 15.08 Launched December, 1900. knots; armament, 84-in. R. F. G.; 4 6- * PAUL JONES-D., 482; speed, 28.91 pdr., 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 4 Colts. Launched knots; armament

Bainbridge. October, 1895.

Launched June, 1902. Unarmored Composite Gunboats.

*PERRY-D., 482; speed, 28.32 knots; 4 ANNAPOLIS-D., 1,060; speed, 13.17

armament same as Bainbridge. Launched

October, 1900. knots; armament, 8 4-in., 4 6-pdr., 2 1

* PREBLE-D., 482; speed, 28.03 knots; pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched December,

armament same as Bainbridge. Launched 1896. DUBUQUE-D., 1,085;

March, 1901. speed, 12.90

4STEWART-D., 420; speed, 29.69 armament, 6 4-in. R. F. G.; 4 6-pdr., 2

knots; armament same as Bainbridge. 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Launched August,

Launched May, 1902. 1904.

4 TRUXTUN--D.,

433; speed, 29.58 4MARIETTA-D., 1,018; speed, 13.02

knots; armament, 2 3-in. R. F. and 6 6knots; armament

Annapolis.

pdr.; 2 long 18-in. Whitehead torpedo Launched March, 1897. 4NEWPORT-D., 1,028;

tubes. Launched August, 1901.
speed, 12.29
*WHIPPLE-D.,

433;

speed, Annapolis.

28.24 knots; armament

knots; armament

Truxtun. Launched December, 1896. Schoolship,

Launched August, 1901. New York City Board of Education.

*WORDEN-D., 433; speed, 29.86 knots. PADUCAH-D., 1,085; speed, 12 knots;

armament same

Launched

as Truxtun. armament same as Dubuque. Launched

August, 1901. October, 1904.

*PRINCETON-D., 1,103; Speed, 10.64 Torpedo Boats (all Twin Screws). knots; armament same

Annapolis. BAGLEY-D., 175; speed, 29.15 knots; Launched June, 1897.

armament, 3 1-pdr. R. F.; 3 18-in. White

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head torpedo tubes. Launched September, SOMERS-D., 150; speed, 17.5 knots; 1900.

armament, 4 1-pdr. R. F., 2 18-in. White BAILEY-D., 280; speed, 30.198 knots; head torpedo tubes, 1 submerged bow tube. armament, 4 6-pdr. R. F.; 2 18-in. White Purchased in 1898. head torpedo tubes. Launched December, STOCKTON-D., 200; speed, 26.03 knots; 1899.

armament

same as Bagley. Launched BARNEY-D.,

., 175; speed, 29.04 knots; December, 1899. armament same as Bagley. Launched STRINGHAM-D., 340; speed, 30 knots; July 1, 1900.

armament, 4 6-pdr. R. F.; 2 18-in. White BIDDLE-D., 175; speed, 28.57 knots; head torpedo tubes. Launched June, 1899. armament same as Bagley. Launched TALBOT-D., 4642; speed, 21.15 knots; May, 1901.

armament same as Gwin. Launched BLAKELEY-D., 196; speed, 25.58

November, 1897. knots; armament same as Bagley.

T. A. M. CRAVEN-D., 146.4; speed, Launched November, 1900.

30 knots; armament same as Dahlgren. CUSHING-D. 105; speed, 22.5 knots;

Launched September, 1899.
armament same as
Bagley.

THORNTON-D.,
Launched

200; speed, 27.57 January, 1890.

knots; armament same as Bagley. DAHLGREN-D., 146.4; speed, 30

Launched May, 1890. knots; armament, 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 18-in.

TINGEY-D.,

speed, 26 knots; Whitehead torpedo tubes. Launched May,

armament same as Bagley. Launched 1898.

March, 1901. DAVIS-D., 154; speed, 23.41 knots;

WILKES-D., 165; speed, 25.99 knots; armament, 3 1-pdr. R. F.; 3 18-in. White

armament same as Bagley. Launched head torpedo tubes. Launched June, 1898.

September, 1901. DE LONG-D., 196; speed, 25.52 knots;

WINSLOW-D., 142; speed, 24.82 knots;

armament same armament same as Bagley. Launched No

as Bagley. Launched

January, 1897. vember, 1900.

STILETTO (Single DU PONT-D., 165; speed, 28.58 knots;

Screw)-D., 31; armament, 4 1-pár. R. F.; 3 18-in. White Howell torpedoes (five additional building).

speed, 18.22 knots; wooden vessel; 2 head torpedo tubes. Launched March, 1897.

Submarine Boats.

ADDER-D., 122.55; speed, 7.8 knots; ERICSSON-D., 120; speed, 24 knots;

1 T. Launched July, 1901. armament, 4 1-pdr. R. F.; 3 18-in. White

CUTTLEFISH Launched September, head torpedo tubes. Launched May, 1894. 1906.

FARRAGUT-D., 279; speed, 30,13 GRAMPUS-D., 125; speed, 7.6 knots; knots; armament same as

Bailey.

1 T. Launched July, 1898.

Launched July, 1902.

HOLLAND-D., 74; speed, 8 knots; 1 T. FOOTE-D., 142; speed, 24.534 knots;

Purchased April, 1900. armament same as Bagley. Launched

MOCCASIN-D., 122.55; speed, 7.24 October, 1896.

knots; 1 T. Launched May, 1901. FOX-D., 154; speed, 23.13 knots;

OCTOPUS-Launched October, 1906. armament same as Bagley. Launched

PIKE-D., 125; speed, 7.44 knots; 1 T. July, 1898.

Launched May, 1901. GOLDSBOROUGH-D., 255; speed, 30 PLUNGER-D., 122.55;

speed, 7.25 knots; armament same as Bailey.

knots; 1 T. Launched October, 1901. Launched July, 1899.

PORPOISE-D., 122.55;

speed, 7.12 GWIN-D., 45.78; speed, 20.88 knots;

knots; 1 T. Launched June, 1901. armament, 1 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 18-in. White

SHARK-D., 122.55; speed, 7.28 knots; head torpedo tubes. Launched November, 1 T. Launched July, 1901. 1897. MACKENZIE-D., 65; speed, 20.11 knots;

TARANTULA-Launched March, 1907. armament same as Gwin. Launched Feb

VIPER-Launched March, 1907. (Seven

additional building.) ruary, 1898. M'KEE-D., 65; speed, 19.82 knots;

Iron and Wooden Steam Vessels. armament, 2 1-pdr. R. F.; 2 18-in. White

ADAMS-Wooden; D., 1,400; speed, 9.8 head torpedo tubes. Launched March, 1898.

knots; armament, 64-in., 2 6-pdr. and 2 MANLEY-Yarrow boat; purchased 1898.

1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Built 1874–76.

Station ship, Tutuila, Samoa. MORRIS-D., 104.75; speed, 24 knots; ALERT-Iron; D.,

1,110; speed, 10 armament same as Du Pont. Launched knots; armament, 64-in. and 4 6-pdr. April, 1898.

R. F.; 1 Colt. Built 1873–75. NICHOLSON-D., 218.47; speed, 25.75 ENTERPRISE -- Wooden; D., 1,375; knots; armament sane

Bagley. speed, 11.4 knots; no armament. Nautical Launched September, 1901.

schoolship of Massachusetts. Built 1873–76. O'BRIEN-D., 219.61; speed, 25 knots; ESSEX-Wooden; D., 1,375; speed, 10.4 armament same as Bagley. Launched knots; armament, 64-in., 4 6-pdr. and 2 September, 1900,

1-pdr. R. F.; 2 Colts. Naval Militia, Ohio. PORTER-D., 165; speed, 28.63 knots; HARTFORD-Wooden; D., 2,790; speed, armament same as Du Pont. Launched 12 knots; armament, 9 5-in., 4 1-pdr. and September, 1896.

8 6-pdr. R. F.; 1 3-in. field and 2 Colts. RODGERS-D., 142;_speed, 24.49 knots; LANCASTER-Wooden; D., 3,250; armament same as Bagley. Launched speed, 9.6 knots; armament, 10 5-in. R. November, 1896.

F.; 6 6-pdr. and 2 1-pdr. R. F.; recelyROWAN-D., 210; speed, 27.074 knots; ing ship, League Island Navy Yard. armament same as Du Pont. Launched MOHICAN–Wooden, D., 1,900; _speed, April, 1898.

10.65 knots; armament, 64-in. R. F.; SHUBRICK-D., 200; speed, 26.07 knots; 4 6-pdr., 2 1-pdr., 2 Colts; apprentice armament

same as Bagley. Launched training ship. Built 1872; rebuilt 1883. October, 1899.

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PHILADELPHIA-Steel; D., 4,410; MONONGAHELA-Training Squadron; speed, 19.68; armament. Receiving D., 2,100; armament, 6 4-in. R. F., ship. Puget Sound Navy Yard.

6-pdr., 1 3-in, field gun, 2 Colts, Built PINTA-Ircn; D., 550; speed, 8.5 knots; 1862, as steam vessel. Storeship, Guan

tanamo, Cuba. no armament; Naval Militia duty, Cali

PORTSMOUTH-D., 1,125; no armafornia, Built 1865.

ment; Naval Militia service, New Jersey. RANGER-Iron; D., 1,261; speed, 10 Built 1843. knots; armament, 64-In, R. F.; 4 6-pdr. ST. MARY'S–D., 1,025; no armament; R. F.; 1 Colt. Built 1873–76. Naval sta- nautical schoolship, New York. Built 1844. tion, Cavite, Philippines.

Auxiliary Cruisers. REINA MERCEDES-D., 2,835; no ar- BUFFALO—Steel; D., 6,000; speed, 14.5 mament; receiving ship, Newport Train- knots; armament, 2_5-in., 4 4-in. R. F., Ing Station. Captured from Spain.

6 6-pdr., 2 Colts. Purchased 1898. TOPEKA-D., 2, 255;_speed, 16 knots;

DIXIE-Steel; D., 6,114; speed, 16 knots; armament, 6 4in. R. F.; 6 3-pdr., 2 1- armament, 8. 5-in. R. F., 4 6-pdr., 4 1pdr. R. F.; 1 Colt. Purchased. Launched pdr., 1 3-in, field gun, 2 Colts. Purchased

1898. 1881.

PANTHER-Iron; D., 3,880; speed, 13 WOLVERINE, formerly, MICHIGAN— knots; armament, 6 5-in.,' 2 4-in. R. F., Iron; D., 658; speed, 10.5 knots; arma

6 3-pdr., 1 3-in, field gun, 1 Colt. Purment, 66-pdr. R. F.; 2 1-pdr. R, F.; 2 chased 1898. Gatlings. Built 1844.

PRAIRIE-Iron; D.,. 6,620;_speed, 14.5 Wooden Sailing Ships.

knots; armament, 8 6-in, R. F., 6 6-pdr., ALLIANCE-Training ship; D., 1,375; 4 3-pr., 4 1-pr., 2 Colts. Purchased 1898

YANKEE-Iron; D., 6,225;_speed, 12.5 armament, 64-in. R. F.; 4 6-pdr., 2 1

knots; armament, 8 5-in. R. F., 6 6-pdr., pdr. and 2 Colts. Built 1873-'76. Sta

2 l-pdr., 2 Colts. Purchased 1898. tion ship, Culebra, Porto Rico. CONSTELLATION

(In addition to the above there are 4 Training ship,

w den steam vessels and 2 wooden sailNewport; D., 1,970; armament, 6 6-pdr., 4 1-pdr.,' 2 3-in, field guns, 2 colts. Buiiting vessels unfit for sea service, 43 tuga

boats, 13 gunboats under 500 tons, capt1854.

ured during the war with Spain, and the EAGRE-D., 275. No armament. Tender. following purchased during the war with

JAMESTOWN-Quarantine ship; D., Spain for the "Auxiliary Navy'': 23 1,150. Built 1845.

yachts, 17 colliers and 18 special class.) SUMMARY OF VESSELS IN UNITED STATES NAVY, NOVEMBER, 1907. Fit for Service or Under Repair. Colliers

15 First class battleships. 22 Transports and supply ships.

10 Second class battleship. 1 Hospital ship,

1 Armored cruisers...

10
Receiving ships.

5 Armored ram... 1 Prison ships.

2 Single turret harbor defence monitors.. 4 Double turret monitors..

Total

294 Protected cruisers.

22

Under Construction or Authorized. Unprotected cruisers, .. 3 First class battleships.

7 Gunboats

9
Armored cruisers.

2 Light draft gunboats,

3 Scout cruisers. Composite gunboats....

8 Gunboat for Great Lakes (not begun). Training ship (Naval Acad.), sheathed 1

Torpedo-boat destroyers. Training ships.

2 Colliers Training brigantine.

1

Tugs Special class (Dolphin-Vesuvius)

2 Submarine torpedo boats.. Gunboats under 500 tons.

13 Torpedo-boat destroyers..

16
Total :

29 Steel torpedo boats....

35

Unfit for Service, Submarine torpedo boats.. 12 Wooden cruising vessels, steam.

4 Wooden torpedo boat....

1 Wooden sailing vessels. Iron cruising vessels, steam.

7 Receiving ships. Wooden cruising vessels, steam.

6 Prison ship. Wooden sailing vessels.

7 Tugs 41 Total

12 Auxiliary cruisers,

5 Converted yachts. 23 Grand total...

335 NAVAL PAY TABLE. Section 13 of the Navy Personnel bill, which became a law on March 3, 1899, provided that "after June 30, 1899, commissioned officers of the line of the Navy and of the Medical and Pay Corps shall receive the same pay and allowances, except forage, as are or may be provided by or in pursuance of law ior officers of corresponding rank in the Army: Provided, that such officers when on shore duty shall receive the allowances, but 15 per centum less pay, than when on sea duty; but this provision shall not apply to warrant officers commissioned under Section 12 of this act. Provided further, that when naval officers are detailed for shore duty beyond seas they shall receive the same pay and allowances as are or may be provided by or in pursuance of law for officers of the Army detailed for duty in similar places.' The pay of officers of the Army of and below the rank of colonel is increased 10 per cent for each five years of service in the grade, until the increase amounts to 40 per cent of the original pay, when no further increase may be made. The pay of a retired officer is 75 per cent of the highest pay of his grade on the active list.

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The relativo rank between officers of the Navy (whether on the active or retired list) and officers of the Army is as follows: Admiral with general, rear admiral with major general and brigadier general, captain with colonel, commander with lieutenant colonel, lieutenant commander with major, lieutenant with captain, lieutenant of junior grade with first lieutenant, ensign with second lieutenant.

The Naval Appropriation act, approved June 29, 1906, abolished the distinction between sea and shore pay, officers on shore duty formerly suffering a loss of 15 per cent in compensation. It also provided for retirements under certain circumstances, with promotion to the next highest grade. The active list pay table as revised is as follows: Officers of the Line, Medical and Pay Corps, Chaplains above the Grade of Lieuten

ant, Chaplains Appointed after July 1, 1906, and Officers of the Marine Corps. Rank. Base pay. Rank.

Base pay. Admiral

.$13,500) Majors, marine corps, line and staff. $2,500 Rear admirals:

Lieutenant, riavy.

1,800 First nine.

7,500 Captains, marine corps: Second nine. 5,500 Line

1,800 Chiefs of bureaus and brigadier gen

Staff

2,000 eral commandant of marine corps. 5,500 | Lieutenants (junior grade), navy. 1,500 Captains, navy....

3,500) First lieutenants and leader of band, Judge advocate general and colonels,

marine corps....

1,500 marine corps, line and staff. 3,500 Ensigns, navy....

1,400 Commanders, navy...

3,000 Second lieutenants, marine corps, Lieutenant colonels, marine corps,

chief boatswain, chief gunners, line and staff.

3,000 chief carpenters and chief sailLieutenant commanders, navy... 2,5001 makers

1,400 *Subject to the naval appropriation act for the fiscal year 1907, which provides that "ali chaplains now in the navy above the grade of lieutenant shall receive the pay and allowances of a lieutenant commander in the navy according to the length of service under the provisions of law for that rank."

Other Officers of the Navy and Those Paid as Officers. Midshipmen-First five years at sea in other than practice ships, $950; at Naval Academy and elsewhere, $500.

Chaplains, with rank of lieutenant, appointed prior to July 1, 1907–First five years, at sea or shore duty, ; leave or waiting orders,

Second five years, $2,800, $1,900.

Professors of Mathematics—First five years, at sea or shore duty, $2,400; leave or waiting orders, $1,500. Second five years, $2,700, $1,800. Third five years, $3,000, $2,100. Fourth five years and thereafter, $3,500, $2,600.

Civil Engineers-Same as professors of mathematics.

Assistant Civil Engineers--First five years, sea or shore duty, $1,500; leave or waiting orders, $1,000. Second five years, $1,800, $1,200. After ten years, $2,100 $1,400.

Naval Construction-First five years, on duty, $3,200; on leave or waiting orders, $2,200. Second five years, $3,400, $2,400. Third five years, $3,700, $2,700. Fourth five years, $4,600, $3,000. After twenty years, $4,200, $3,200.

Assistant Naval Constructors--First four years, $2,000, $1,500; second four years, $2,200, $1,700; after eight years, $2,600, $1,900.

Warrant Officers (boatswains, carpenters, gunners, sailmakers and machinists).First three years, at sea, $1,200; shore duty, $900; leave or waiting orders, $700. Second three years, $1,300, $1,000, $800. Third three years, $1,400, $1,300, $900. Fourth three years, $1,600, $1,300, $1,000. After twelve years, $1,800, $1,600, $1,200.

Mates (in service August 1, 1894).-At sea, $1,200; shore duty, $900; leave or waiting orders, $700. (Appointed since August 1, 1894.) At sea, $900; shore duty, $700; leave or waiting orders, $500.

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY.

Situated at Annapolis, Md. SUPERINTENDENT, CAPTAIN CHARLES J. BADGER. U. S. N. Nomination.-The students of the Naval Academy are styled midshipmen. Two midshipmen are allowed for each Senator, Representative ana Delegate in Congress, two for the District of Columbia, and five each year from the United States at large. The appointments from the District of Columbia and five each year at large are made by the President. One midshipman is allowed from Porto Rico, who must be a native of that island. The appointment is made by the President, on the recommendation of the Governor of Porto Rico.

The Congressional appointments are equitably distributed, so that in regular course each Senator, Representative and Delegate in Congress may appoint one midshipman during each Congress. After June 30. 1913, each Senator, Representative and Delegate in Congress will be allowed to appoint only one midshipman instead of two.

The course for midshipmen is six years--four years at the academy, when the succeeding appointment is made, and two years at sea, at the expiration of which time the examination for final graduation takes place. Midshipmen who pass the examination for final graduation are appointed to fill vacancies in the lower grades of the line of the navy and of the Marine Corps, in the order of merit as determined by the Academic Board of the Naval Academy.

The Naval Appropriation act of June 29, 1906, prescribed this method of nominations: “The Secretary of the Navy shall, as soon as possible after the first day of June of each year preceding the graduation of midshipmen in the succeeding year, notify in writing each Senator, Řepresentative and Delegate in Congress of any vacancy that will exist at the Naval Academy because of such graduation, or that

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