U.S.S. Yankton (1893)

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U.S.S. Yankton (1893)
Builder: Ramage & Ferguson[1]
Purchased: 20 May, 1898[2]
Launched: 1893[3]
Commissioned: 16 May, 1898[4]
Decommissioned: 27 February, 1920[5]
Sold: 20 October, 1921[6]
Fate: Mercantile
Broken up 1930
U.S.S. Yankton was a yacht purchased by the U.S. Navy in 1898 for service in the Spanish-American War.

Construction

Service

After sale into civilian service, Yankton was seized as a rum rummer in May 1923. She was broken up in Boston during 1930.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Armament

[23]

1898

  • one 4-inch/40 caliber
  • six 3-pounders

1910

  • four 3-inch

1918

  • two 3-inch/50 caliber
  • two 3-pounders

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  2. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  3. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  4. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  5. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  6. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  7. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.
  8. List and Station, July 1898. p. 8.
  9. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 16.
  10. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 28.
  11. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 26.
  12. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 20.
  13. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 20.
  14. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 20.
  15. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 30.
  16. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 32.
  17. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 32.
  18. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 22.
  19. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 32.
  20. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 22.
  21. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 28 June, 1913. Vol. LIII, No. 1,719, p. 822.
  22. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 32.
  23. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 80.

Bibliography

  • Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.


Armed Yacht U.S.S. Yankton