South Atlantic Squadron (U.S. Navy)

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The South Atlantic Squadron (also called the Brazil Squadron or the Brazil Station) was a formation of the U.S. Navy dating back to the 1820s.

In 1905, it and the European Squadron merged into the North Atlantic Fleet.

Institution and Background

Composition

Commanders of the Squadron

About May 1867, a man named R/A O. K. Davis was in this role. I cannot discover his full name.[12]

Footnotes

  1. Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, London. 1 January, 1865, p. 1.
  2. The New York Times, Thu. 17 August, 1865, p. 2.
  3. The New York Times, Mon. 16 October, 1865, p. 8.
  4. The New York Times, Tue. 13 Nov 1866. p. 8.
  5. The New York Times, Wed. 12 Dec 1866. p. 1.
  6. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 109.
  7. Register of Officers, 1897. p. 113.
  8. Register of Officers, 1898. p. 113.
  9. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 153.
  10. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 170.
  11. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 183.
  12. The New York Times, Sat. 11 May 1867. p. 1.

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