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Revision as of 23:00, 14 August 2018

The Third Torpedo Flotilla was a formation in the United States Navy created in 1905.

History

January, 1906

Initial strength is six torpedo boats.

Attached to the Coast Squadron, North Atlantic Fleet[1]
Destroyers
Blakely Du Pont Nicholson O'Brien Porter Rodgers

January, 1907

The flotilla is now attached to the Atlantic Fleet and the strength has been reduced to five destroyers with only Blakely (now at the Naval Torpedo Station) remaining from the previous roster.

Attached to the Atlantic Fleet[2]
Destroyers
Blakely* De Long Stockton Stringham Wilkes

January, 1908

If the Flotilla is still assigned to the Atlantic Fleet, it is not explicitly stated. Strength is five destroyers, with Stringham, the largest, being the lead ship.

Blakely and Wilkes have left to join the Reserve Torpedo Flotilla, with Thornton and Tingey joining from that same formation.

Attached to the Atlantic Fleet?[3]
Leader
Stringham
Destroyers
De Long Stockton Thornton Tingey

January, 1909

Stringham, Stockton have left to join the Charleston Reserve Torpedo Flotilla and the Norfolk Reserve Torpedo Flotilla, respectively.

Wilkes has returned from the Norfolk Reserve Torpedo Flotilla, and Macdonough has also joined, keeping the overall strength at five torpedo boats.

Attached to the Atlantic Fleet?[4]
Leader
Macdonough
Destroyers
De Long Thornton Tingey Wilkes

In Command

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1906. pp. 191-2.
  2. Register of Officers, 1907. pp. 203-4.
  3. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 212.
  4. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 222.
  5. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 30.
  6. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 30.
  7. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 30.
  8. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 30.
  9. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 30.

Bibliography

See Also