North Atlantic Squadron

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North Atlantic Squadron
"Before the War" by Carlton T. Chapman, depicting the North Atlantic Squadron off Hampton Roads, Virginia, in 1898, just prior to the Spanish–American War.
Active1 November 1865 – 29 December 1902
Country United States
Branch United States Navy
TypeNaval squadron
North Atlantic Fleet
Active29 December 1902 – 1 January 1906
Country United States
Branch United States Navy
TypeNaval fleet

The North Atlantic Squadron was a section of the United States Navy operating in the North Atlantic. It was renamed as the North Atlantic Fleet in 1902. In 1905 the European and South Atlantic squadrons were abolished and absorbed into the North Atlantic Fleet. On 1 January 1906, the Navy's Atlantic Fleet was established by combining the North Atlantic Fleet with the South Atlantic Squadron.


North Atlantic Squadron[edit]

North Atlantic Fleet[edit]

  • Rear Admiral Francis J. Higginson 29 December 1902 – July 1903
  • Rear Admiral Albert S. Barker July 1903 – March 1905
  • Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans March 1905 – 1 January 1906

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