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This webpage reproduces part of
From the Mississippi
to the Sea

by
Admiral Robert E. Coontz


published by
Dorrance & Company
Philadelphia
1930

The text is in the public domain.

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 p481  Appendix (C)

Itineraries of the
United States Fleet
U. S. S. Seattle
, Flagship

San Francisco, California,

13 April, 1925.

U. S. Fleet Letter No. 38‑25.

From: Commander in Chief.

To: Fleet.

Subject: Fleet Employment; Australian-New Zealand Cruise.
Reference: (a) U. S. Fleet letter 12‑25 of 26 February, 1925.
(b) U. S. Fleet Operating Plan for Fiscal Year 1926.

1. The following constitute the revised approved itineraries in connection with the Australian-New Zealand Cruise:

(a)

Itinerary for
Seattle
(U. S. Fleet Flagship)
 
Arrive Port Leave
Honolulu  1 July
10 July Pago Pago 11 July
23 July (Note 1)* Melbourne  6 August
11 August (Note 2) Wellington 24 August
30 August Pago Pago  3 September
 8 September Papeete, Tahiti 14 September
29 September San Diego  2 October
 3 October San Pedro — ––––––––––––––––

(b)

Itinerary for
Destroyer Squadrons, Battle Fleet
Omaha
(Flagship)
 

BATDIV Three

DESRON Eleven DESRON Twelve

Pennsylvania (Flagship)

Melville (Tender) Altair (Tender)

Oklahoma

341 Decatur (F) 336 Litchfield (F)

Nevada

262 McDermut 314 Yarborough
275 Sinclair 316 Sloat
Mine Div. Two 277 Moody 317 Wood

Ludlow (F)

298 Percival 318 Shirk

Burns

299 J. F. Burnes 319 Kidder
301 Somers 322 Mervine
(Note 4) 302 Stoddert 323 Chase
304 Farquhar 324 Robert Smith
305 Thompson 325 Mullany
306 Kennedy 331 Macdonough
307 Paul Hamilton 332 Farenholt
333 Sumner
335 Melvin
Arrive Port Leave
Honolulu  1 July
10 July Pago Pago 11 July
23 July (Note 1) Melbourne  6 August
11 August (Note 2) Wellington 24 August (Note 3)
30 August Pago Pago  1 September
10 September Honolulu 19 September
26 September San Diego Area — ––––––––––––––––

 p482  (c)

Itinerary for
Light Cruiser Division Two

Richmond (Flagship)
Trenton
Marblehead
Memphis

 

Arrive Port Leave
Honolulu  1 July
10 July Pago Pago 11 July
23 July Melbourne  3 August
 5 August Hobart  7 August
11 August Wellington 24 August
30 August Pago Pago — ––––––––––––––––
Marblehead and Memphis
 
Arrive Port Leave
Pago Pago  3 September
 8 September Papeete, Tahiti 11 September
22 September Galapagos 25 September
27 September Canal Zone  2 October
 4 October Guantanamo — ––––––––––––––––
Richmond (Flagship) and Trenton
 
Arrive Port Leave
Pago Pago  4 September
 9 September Tai‑o‑Hae, Nukuhiva
Marquesas
12 September
22 September Galapagos 25 September
27 September Canal Zone  2 October
 4 October Guantanamo — ––––––––––––––––

(d)

Itinerary for
California (Battle Fleet, Flagship)
 

BATDIV Four

New Mexico (Flagship)

Mississippi

Idaho

BATDIV Five

West Virginia (Flagship)

Colorado

Maryland

Tennessee

Arrive Port Leave
Honolulu  1 July
10 July Pago Pago 11 July
23 July (Note 1) Sydney  6 August
11 August (Note 2) Auckland 25 August (Note 3)
30 August Pago Pago  1 September
10 September Honolulu 19 September
26 September San Diego Area — ––––––––––––––––

(e) The hospital ship Relief will visit —

(1) Sydney between 23 July and 6 August, and

(2) Wellington from 11 August to 24 August.

(f) The repair ship Medusa will visit —

(1) Melbourne between 23 July and 6 August, and

(2) Auckland from 11 August to 25 August.

(g) Fuel and storeships will make such schedules as will best serve the forces making this cruise. The vessels to be employed on this duty are:

Rampo Kanawha Arctic
Sapelo Neches Bridge
Brazos Cuyama

R. E. Coontz


Thayer's Note:

* In the printed text, the numbered Notes 1‑4 referenced in the tables are missing.


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