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|97k||USS Dixie, circa mid-1898, soon after conversion to an auxiliary cruiser with a main battery of
ten 6" guns, of which four were on deck and six in the hull. Near-sister USS Yosemite
(lost in 1900), also converted at Newport News, had a similar main
battery arrangement but had 5" guns.
US National Archives, RG-19-A-1. Photo # 19-N-16-29-8 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|88k||Crewmen swabbing the forward spar deck of the Auxiliary Cruiser USS Dixie during the Spanish-American War, 1898. Ensign Peter T. Coyle is on the bridge, overlooking the scene. Note ship's bell at right.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #: NH 67447
|73k||Auxiliary Cruiser USS Dixie crewmen cleaning a 6-inch gun, during the Spanish-American War, 1898. View looks aft from near the bow, on the port side.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #: NH 67456
|88k||Auxiliary Cruiser USS Dixie, circa 1898, during Spanish-American War
US Navy photo # NH 67435, from the collection of the US Naval Historical Center
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|115k||USS Dixie in July 1901 as a training ship with light yardarms added to her pole foremast. She still carries a main battery
of ten guns, although these now appear to be five-inchers.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 54514, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|127k||USS Dixie after more extensive alterations as a training ship, probably in 1902-1903. Her original pole masts have been
shortened and fitted with tops, topmasts, and heavy yardarms. Her main battery has been rearranged and reduced to eight 5" guns, of which four were on deck and four in
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 84, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|205k||USS Dixie crew photo taken in 1905 prior to the ship departing in June for a scientific expedition to observe the total eclipse of the sun on 30 August 1905.
US Navy photo from "Army and Navy Register", Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1334, July 8, 1905
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo #'s NH 54516
|126k||USS Dixie after recommissioning as a tender to the Atlantic Torpedo Fleet in February 1909 and most likely
several years later. Her armament is now ten 3" guns, all on deck, and long-wire radio antennas are barely visible suspended between the tops of the masts. She has also
been fitted with enlarged hawse pipes for stockless anchors.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo #'s NH 54516 and NH 85723, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo #'s NH 85723
|323k||Postcard of USS Dixie moored in the Hudson River off Palisades, New York, 28 October 1911. Postcard was postmarked from USS Virginia (Battleship No. 13) on 24 November 1911.||David Wright|
|163k||Auxiliary Cruiser USS Dixie on the Hudson River, New York, N.Y. for the Naval Review, 14 October 1912.
US Navy photo from the National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress) gift of Herbert A. French, 1947. glass negative, CALL NUMBER: LC-F82- 1831[P&P]
|51k||USS Dixie at anchor, date and location unknown. Photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships 1914."||Robert Hurst|
|116k||USS Dixie serving as a destroyer tender at Queenstown, Ireland, in 1917-1918.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 54515, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|43k||USS Dixie in the Azores while enroute to the US after completing her tour of duty during World War I at Queenstown, Ireland, circa January-February 1919. Note: She is flying a "Homeward Bound" pennant.
© Marine Photos, San Diego, CA.
|439k||USS Dixie at anchor in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 7 April 1919.||Jerry Miller Petty for his father Miller Ivan Petty, Blacksmith 1/c USS Dixie|
|844k||USS Dixie moored at New York Navy Yard, 18 December 1919, Pier E. At the next pier, Pier F, are battleships
USS Florida (BB-30) and
USS Utah (BB-31).
US National Archives Photo.
|2050k||Honorable Discharge and Enlistment Record issued aboard USS Dixie to Miller Ivan Petty, Blacksmith 1/c, 15 May 1920.||Jerry Miller Petty for his father Miller Ivan Petty, Blacksmith 1/c USS Dixie|
|103k||USS Dixie (AD-1) in the Hudson River off New York City in May 1921.
US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 90101, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|73k||Parker Cook served as Passed Assistant Paymaster with the rank of Lieutenant in USS Dixie during the Spanish American War.||Bill Gonyo|
|PCU||LCDR. Richman, Clayton Scott, USN (USNA 1870)||12 April 1898 - 19 April 1898|
|01||CDR. Davis II, Charles Henry, USN (USNA 1865)||19 April 1898 - 7 March 1899|
|Decommissioned||7 March 1899 - 15 November 1899|
|02||LCDR. Roper, Jesse Mims, USN (USNA 1871)||15 November 1899 - 4 December 1899|
|03||CDR. Belknap, Charles||4 December 1899 - 18 August 1900|
|04||LCDR. Wilner, Frank Adams, USN (USNA 1873)||18 August 1900 - 17 July 1901|
|05||CAPT. Berry, Robert Mallory, USN (USNA 1866)||17 July 1901 - 21 July 1902|
|Decommissioned,||21 July 1902 - 1 October 1903|
|06||CAPT. Delano, Francis Henry, USN (USNA 1867) :RADM||1 October 1903 - 4 November 1903|
|07||CDR. Merriam, Greenlief Augustus, USN (USNA 1870)||4 November 1903 - 23 October 1905|
|Decommissioned,||23 October 1905 - 2 June 1906|
|08||LCDR. Homles, Urban Tigner, USN (USNA 1890)||2 June 1906 - 20 November 1906|
|09||CDR. Wood, Moses Lindley USN (USNA 1875) :COMO||20 November 1906 - 1 November 1907|
|Decommissioned||1 November 1905 - 2 February 1909|
|Caretaker||CDR. Dunn, Herbert Omar, USN (USNA 1877)||November 1905 - 15 June 1908|
|Caretaker||LT. Foley, Paul, USN (USNA 1900)||15 June 1908 - 2 February 1909|
|10||LT. Foley, Paul, USN (USNA 1900)||2 February 1909 - 8 July 1911|
|11||CDR. Robison, John Keeler, USN (USNA 1891)||8 July 1911 - 16 June 1913|
|12||CDR. Cone, Hutch Ingham, USN (USNA 1893)||16 June 1913 - 11 July 1913|
|13||CDR. Todd, David Wooster, USN (USNA 1895)||11 July 1913 - 15 June 1916|
|14||CDR. Pringle, Joel Roberts Poinsett, USN (USNA 1894) :RADM||15 June 1916 - 19 June 1917|
|15||CDR. Price, Henry Bertrand, USN (USNA 1893)||19 June 1917 - 2 November 1918|
|16||CDR. Buchanan, Allen, USN (USNA 1899)||2 November 1918 - 4 January 1919|
|17||CDR. Conn Jr., William Tipton, USN (USNA 1902)||4 January 1919 - 22 November 1920|
|18||CDR. Tomb, William Victor, USN (USNA 1900)||22 November 1920 - 30 June 1922|
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