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|122k||SS El Solwas the first of the three large, fast, iron-hulled, four-masted coastal freighters completed for the Morgan Line in 1890-1892. These were followed in 1893 by two similar steel-hulled, two-masted ships. In 1898 the five ships, in order of construction, became the U.S. Navy auxiliary cruisers Prairie, Yosemite, Yankee, Dixie, and Buffalo
US National Archives, RG-19-N box 32, Photo No. 19-N-14263 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|71k||USS Prairie in April 1898 at New York Navy Yard, soon after commissioning during conversion to an Auxiliary Cruiser
US Navy photo # NH 44056 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
|US Naval Historical Center|
|138k||Port broadside view of the Transport USS Prairie anchored during the 1909 Hudson-Fulton celebration.
Library of Congress photo # LC-D4-22610
|48k||USS Prairie at anchor, date and location unknown. Photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships 1914."||Robert Hurst|
|95k||USS Prairie at anchor, date and location unknown.
Library of Congress, LC-D4-20890
|01||CDR. Train, Charles Jackson :RADM||8 April 1898 - 1 October 1898|
|02||LT. Dewitt, Clinton Coffman (1876)||1 October 1898 - ?|
|03||LT. Bell, John Arthur (1879)||March 1899 - ?|
|04||CDR. Kennedy, Duncan||21 October 1902 - ?|
|05||CDR. Dunn, Herbert Omar :RADM||1907 - ?|
|06||CDR. Witherspoon, Edward Taylor||22 February 1909 - 18 May 1910|
|07||CDR. Bryan, Henry Francis :RADM||18 May 1910 - ?|
|08||LT. Milne, MacGillvray||17 June 1913 - ?|
|09||CDR. Stickney. Herman Osman :RADM||1914 - ?|
|10||CAPT. Beach Sr., Edward Latimer (temporary)||December 1916 - January 1917|
|11||CDR. Crosley, Walter Selwyn||10 July 1914 - 12 February 1917|
|13||CDR. Jenson, Henry Norman||1 November 1919 - ?|
|14||CDR. Draemel, Milo Frederick :RADM||1921 - ?|
|15||CAPT.Oberlin, Edgar Garfield||1922 - 22 November 1922|
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