U.S.S. Prairie (1890)

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U.S.S. Prairie (1890)
Hull Number: AD-5
Builder: William Cramp & Sons[1]
Purchased: 6 Apr, 1898[2]
Launched: 27 Sep, 1890[3]
Commissioned: 14 Apr, 1898[4]
Decommissioned: 22 Nov, 1922[5]
Sold: 22 Jun, 1923[6]
Fate: Broken up
U.S.S. Prairie was one of five Prairie Class auxiliary cruisers acquired and converted for use by the U.S. Navy.

Service

Prairie was purchased by the Navy on 6 April, 1898 from the Southern Pacific Company, and commissioned on 8 April with Commander Charles J. Train 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. 32.
  6. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 31.
  7. List and Station, July 1898. p. 6.
  8. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 12.
  9. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 10.
  10. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 14.
  11. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  12. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 14.
  13. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  14. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  15. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  16. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  17. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  18. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  19. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  20. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  21. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 14.
  22. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 14.
  23. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 14.
  24. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 28.
  25. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 28.
  26. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.

Bibliography


Prairie Class Auxiliary Cruiser
Prairie Yankee Yosemite Dixie Buffalo