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|75k||USS Potomac during the Spanish-American War, 1898. Note 6-pdr guns at her bow and stern.
US Navy photo NH 57883 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center
|US Naval Historical Center|
|162k||USS Potomac astern of the repair ship
USS Vulcan off Cat Island in the Bahamas during failed efforts to salvage the Spanish cruiser Infanta Maria Teresa,
which had gone ashore there while being towed from Guantanamo Bay to Norfolk
US Navy photo NH 42653 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|174k||USS Potomac probably shown circa June 1899 at the Portsmouth, N.H., Navy Yard. The tug behind her is
USS Piscataqua and both tugs had just been put back into commission,
Potomac on 19 May and Piscataqua on 1 June. The small cruiser, still in Manila Bay war paint, is
USS Raleigh, and behind her is the transport
USS Resolute which in May 1899 began supporting the steam trials of the new
battleship USS Kearsarge. By 3 July Potomac was on special service but the other three ships w
ere still at Portsmouth.
US National Archives, RG-19-N, box 57, Photo # 19-N-14183 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|142k||A landing party from USS Potomac heading off to St. Pierre, Martinique to search for the American Consul, after the eruption of the volcano Mount Pelee in May 1902. Photograph taken by W. G. Cooper. Image courtesy of DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.||Robert Hurst|
|130k||USS Potomac underway, 2 May 1907 in Hampton Roads, VA.
US National Archives, Photo # 19-N-13191 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|294k||USS Potomac was the first vessel dry docked at Navy Yard Charleston, S.C., 7 April 1909. Note she is missing her
bridge and wheelhouse area. Behind Potomac is the ferry tug Kite followed by the Commandant's steamer Courier (II). On either side of Courier is a coal barge.
US Navy photo NH 57883 from the collections of the US Naval Shipyard Charleston, S.C.
|NH 57883 contributed by Robert Hall
colored postcard by Tommy Trampp
|24k||USS Potomac photo postcard, postmark Portsmouth VA Navy Yard Station, circa 1912. From USS Potomac sailor Irving Hale to his sister Ida in Lockport NY.||Bruce D. Liddell|
|372k||Cropped image of USS Potomac from photo postcard, postmark Portsmouth VA Navy Yard Station, circa 1912. From USS Potomac sailor Irving Hale to his sister Ida in Lockport NY.||Bruce D. Liddell|
|01||LT. Blow, George Preston, USN (98)||14 April 1898 - 15 December 1898|
|Decommissioned||15 December 1898 - 19 May 1899|
|In Ordinary - BOSN. Smith Peter H.||19 May 1899 - 7 December 1899|
|02||LTjg. McCormick, Benjamin Bernard||7 December 1899|
|03||LT. Proctor, Andre Morton||14 April 1903 - 4 August 1908|
|04||BOSN. Ernest Victor||4 August 1908 - 18 December 1911|
|05||CHBOSN. McCarthy, Stephen||18 December 1911 - 19 February 1912|
|06||BOSN. Mehling, Frank George||19 February 1912 - 29 December 1914|
|07||BOSN. Wilkinson, Michael Joseph||29 December 1914 - 1 November 1915|
|08||BMC. Emery, Peter||2 November 1915 - 1 November 1921|
|09||CHBOSN. Lindberg, John Conrad||1 November 1921 - 26 June 1922|
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