U.S.S. Buffalo (1893)

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U.S.S. Buffalo (1893)
Hull Number: AD-8
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company[1]
Purchased: 11 Jul, 1898[2]
Launched: 31 May, 1893[3]
Completed: Aug, 1893[4]
Commissioned: 22 Sep, 1898[5]
Decommissioned: 15 Nov, 1922
Stricken: 27 May, 1927
Sold: Sep, 1927
U.S.S. Buffalo was one of five Prairie Class auxiliary cruisers acquired and converted for use by the U.S. Navy.

Service

Buffalo was commissioned on 22 September, 1898 with Lieutenant Commander Joseph N. Hemphill in command.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 168.
  2. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 31.
  3. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 31.
  4. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 31.
  5. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 31.
  6. List and Station, July 1902. p. 6.
  7. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 12.
  8. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 12.
  9. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 12.
  10. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 12.
  11. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 12.
  12. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  13. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  14. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  15. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 16.
  16. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 20.
  17. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 16-17.

Bibliography


Prairie Class Auxiliary Cruiser
Prairie Yankee Yosemite Dixie Buffalo