U.S.S. Yorktown (1888)

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U.S.S. Yorktown (1888)
Hull Number: PG-1
Builder: Cramp[1]
Ordered: Act of 3 March, 1885[2]
Laid down: 17 May, 1887[3]
Launched: 28 Apr, 1888[4]
Commissioned: 23 Apr, 1889[5]
Decommissioned: 12 Jun, 1919[6]
Stricken: 30 Sep, 1921[7]
Sold: 30 Sep, 1921[8]
Fate: Broken up
U.S.S. Yorktown was one of three Yorktown Class gunboats completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

On 8 October 1891, Yorktown departed New York to join the Pacific Squadron under the command of Commander Robley D. Evans. She put in to Charlotte Amalie, Danish West Indies, to coal ship on 14 October. While engaged in this duty, Yorktown was ordered to Valparaíso, Chile, in response to the Baltimore Crisis.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 163.
  3. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  4. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  5. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  6. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  7. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 67.
  8. DANFS
  9. Register of Officers, 1890. p. 10.
  10. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 12.
  11. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 14.
  12. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  13. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  14. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  15. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  16. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 12.
  17. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  18. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 12.
  19. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  20. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  21. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 16.
  22. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 16.

Bibliography


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