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|155k||Undated Photo, Shown here is a good detail image of her masts and rigging, she could carry 10,400 sq ft. of canvas.||USN|
|38k||Undated, Nice starboard side image showing her mast and rigging and also the placement of her guns. the 8 inchers were fore and aft on the centerline note they are protected by a square 2" shield. Her 6" guns were hull mounted 3 to a side.||USN|
|189k||Undated, Excellent image showing details of his ship, Note firing of salute from both port and starboard 3" guns. Crew has manned the spars.||USN|
|488k||Undated stereoview of Atlanta's after gun mount. It appears that she is currently in drydock.||Tommy Trampp|
The protected cruiser USS Atlanta with crewmen manning the yards in honor of Queen Kapiolani of Hawaii in Brooklyn Navy Yard, May 1887. A full rig was considered essential in the early days of the New Navy.
The Squadron of Evolution, Commanded by Rear Admiral John G. Walker - At anchor in an East Coast port, 1889. Squadron flagship USS Chicago is in the left foreground. Astern of her are (from left to right): gunboat USS Yorktown (PG 1), cruiser USS Boston and cruiser USS Atlanta. Photographed by E.H. Hart, New York.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 61550.
The Squadron of Evolution at sea under sail, circa 1889 - Photographed from the bridge of USS Chicago, the Squadron flagship. USS Boston and USS Atlanta are next astern, with USS Yorktown (PG 1) bringing up the rear. Note the brig rigs carried by Boston and Atlanta. Courtesy of Doctor Henry P. Walker, 1975.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 84527..
USS Boston, left and USS Atlanta tied up together, probably at the New York Navy Yard, circa the late 1880s or early 1890s. Note that their yards have been cocked to avoid striking each other.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 69173.
Port Bow, 1891.
National Archives Image # (19-A-2-44)
|96k||Port side view at anchor, 1895.||Colin P. Varga|
USS Atlanta, in the white and spar color paint scheme common to Navy ships of that time, enters Havana Harbor, 7 February 1903; Morro Castle looms in the background.
U.S. Naval Historical Center. Photo # NH 83701.
|Bunce, Francis Marion, CAPT||1857||RADM||07/19/1886 -|
|Howell, John Adams, CAPT||1858||12/01/1888 -|
|Philip, John Woodward, CAPT||1861||12/22/1890 -|
|Higginson, Francis John, CAPT||1862||ADM||12/10/1891 - 07/18/1893|
|Decommissioned||07/18/1893 - 04/021894|
|Taussig Edward David, LCDR||1867||RADM||04/02/1894 - 12/22/1894|
|Cromwell, Bartlett Jefferson, CAPT||1861||12/22/1894 - 09/1895|
|Decommissioned||09/1895 - 09/15/1900|
|Pendleton, Edwin Conway, CDR||1867||09/15/1900 -|
|Turner, William Henry, CDR||1869||08/09/1902 -|
|Qualtrough, Edward Frank, CDR||1871||04/29/1904 - 12/28/1904|
|Chambers, Washington Irving, CDR||1876||12/28/1904 - 01/12/1905|
|Jackson, Richard Harrison, CDR||1887||RADM||05/07/1905 - 05/13/1905|
|Gillis, Irvin Van Gorder, LT||1894||01/07/1907 -|
|Richardson, Louis Clark, LT||1897||10/23/1909 - 11/09/1909|
|Freeman, Frederick Newton, LCDR||1895||11/09/1909 -|
|Blakely, Charles Adams, LT||VADM||06/10/1911 - 03/23/1912|
(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)
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