THE UNITED STATES FLEET July 1, 1923
Admiral Hilary P. Jones

SEATTLE (CA-11) - Fleet Flagship
Captain Wat. T. Cluverius
BATTLE FLEET

Admiral S. S. Robinson

CALIFORNIA (BB-44) - Battle Fleet Flagship
BATTLESHIP DIVISIONS, BATTLE FLEET

Vice Admiral Henry A. Wiley
NEW MEXICO (BB-40) - Flagship
BATTLESHIP DIVISION THREE
Rear Admiral Louis M. Nulton

NEW YORK (BB-34 ) (F)
Capt. R. C.Moody
TEXAS (BB-35 )
Capt. A. M. Proctor
OKLAHOMA (BB-37)
Captain W. F. Scott
CALIFORNIA (BB-44)
Captain H. H. Christy
BATTLESHIP DIVISION FOUR
Rear Admiral William Veazie Pratt

ARIZONA (BB-39) (F)
Captain J. R. Y. Blakely
NEVADA (BB-36)
Captain J. M. Luby
MISSISSIPPI (BB-41)
Captain O. P. Jackson
PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38)
Captain J. F. Hines
USS OKLAHOMA (BB-37) during training exercises in the 1920's.
In the background is her sister ship, USS NEVADA (BB-36).
Undated US Navy photo obtained from the NAVSOURCE photo
archive. As far as I know it is in the public domain.
AIRCRAFT SQUADRONS, BATTLE FLEET
Captain A. W. Marshall

AROOSTOOK (CM-3) (F)**
Aircraft Carrier:
LANGLEY (CV-1)**
Capt. S. H. R. Doyle

Tenders:
AROOSTOOK (CM-3)
Capt. A. W. Marshall
GANNET (AM-41)
Lt. W. R. Spear


Squadrons:

Observation Squadron One
Lt. Cmdr. M. B. McComb
Observation Squadron Two
Lt. Cmdr. R. R. Paunack
Fighting Squadron One
Lt. Cmdr. P. M. Bates
Fighting Squadron Two
Lt. Cmdr. R. P. Molten
Torpedo & Bombing Squadron Two
Lt. Cmdr. R. A. Burg
Bow-on aerial view of USS LANGLEY, August 9, 1923.
National Archives photo 80-G-185887 obtained from the NAVSOURCE photo archive.
As far as I know, this photo is in the public domain.
DESTROYER  SQUADRONS, BATTLE FLEET
Rear Admiral Sumner E. W. Kittelle

MELVILLE (AD-2) (F)
Cmdr. B. B. Wygant

ALTAIR (AD-11) - Tender for DESRON 12
Cmdr. J. H. Comfort
RIGEL (AD-13) - Tender for DESRON 11
Captain Harry L. Brinser
DESTROYER SQUADRON ELEVEN
Captain Edward H. Watson

DELPHY (DD-261) (F)**
Lt. Cmdr. Donald T. Hunter
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-ONE
Commander William S. Pye

FARRAGUT (DD-300) (F)
Cmdr. William S. Pye
CHAUNCEY (DD-296)**
Lt. Cmdr. R. H. Booth
FULLER (DD-297)**
Lt. Cmdr. W. D. Seed, jr.
PERCIVAL (DD-298)
Lt. Cmdr. Calvin H. Cobb
JOHN FRANCIS BURNS (DD-299)
Lt. Cmdr. M. J. Foster
SOMERS (DD-301)
Cmdr. W. P. Gaddis
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-TWO
Commander Walter G. Roper

KENNEDY (DD-306) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. R. E. Bell
STODDERT (DD-302)
Lt. Cmdr. L. E. Bratton
RENO (DD-303)
Cmdr. David Worth Bagley
FARQUHAR (DD-304)
Lt. Cmdr. J. D. Smith
THOMPSON (DD-305)
Lt. Cmdr. T. A. Symington
PAUL HAMILTON (DD-307)
Lt. Cmdr. T. L. McCauley
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-THREE
Captain Robert Morris

S. P. LEE (DD-310) (F)**
Lt. Robert W. Hayler
WILLIAM JONES (DD-308)
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WOODBURY (DD-309)**
Cmdr. L. P. Davis
NICHOLAS (DD-311)**
Lt. Cmdr. H. O. Roesch
YOUNG (DD-312)**
Lt. Cmdr. H. K. Lewis
ZEILIN (DD-313)
Lt. Cmdr. H. G. Shonerd
DESTROYER SQUADRON TWELVE
Captain James H. Tomb

McDERMUTT (DD-262 ) (F)**
Lt. Cmdr. C. J. Moore
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-FOUR
Commander Walter S. Anderson

KIDDER (DD-319) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. C. A. Lucas
YARBOROUGH (DD-314)
Lt. Cmdr. F. A. L. Vossler
LA VALLETTE (DD-315)
Lt. Cmdr. P. Seymour
SLOAT (DD-316)
Lt. Cmdr. H. D. McHenry
WOOD (DD-317)
Lt. Cmdr. W. C. Hayes
SHIRK (DD-318)
Lt. Cmdr. H. B. Riebe
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-FIVE
Commander H. E. Cook

ROBERT SMITH (DD-324) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Henry R. Keller
SELFRIDGE (DD-320)
Cmdr. G. A. Beall
MARCUS (DD-321)
Lt. Cmdr. Walden L. Ainsworth
MERVINE (DD-322)
Lt. Cmdr. R. M. Hinckley
CHASE (DD-323)
Lt. Cmdr. H. A. Jones
MULLANY (DD-325)
Lt. Cmdr. J. O. Hoffman, jr.
DESTROYER DIVISION THIRTY-SIX
Captain J. G. Church

CORRY (DD-334) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. Bernard H. Bieri
HULL (DD-330)
Lt. Cmdr. E. C. Raguet
MACDONOUGH (DD-331)
Lt. Cmdr. G. M. Lowry
FARENHOLT (DD-332)
Lt. Cmdr. W. H. Stiles, jr.
SUMNER (DD-333)
Lt. Cmdr. Donald B. Beary
MELVIN (DD-335)
Lt. Cmdr. G. T. Swasey, jr.
** Notes for Destroyer Squadrons, Battle Fleet:
On 8 September 1923 DELPHY, CHAUNCEY, FULLER, S.P. LEE, WOODBURY, NICHOLAS, and YOUNG grounded off Point Honda, California and were lost.
MERVINE serving as temporary Squadron Twelve Flagship.
SUBMARINE DIVISIONS, PACIFIC
Captain A. Bronson, jr.

BEAVER (AS-5) (F)
SUBMARINE DIVISION FOURTEEN
Lt. Commander A. S. Carpenter

R-17 (SS-94) (F)
Lt. R. F. Skystead
R-11 (SS-88)
Lt. W. W. Pace
R-12 (SS-89)
Lt. W. S. B. Claude
R-13 (SS-90)
Lt. S. S. Murray
R-14 (SS-91)
Lt. J. L. Fisher
R-15 (SS-92)
Lt. R. T. Gallemore
R-16 (SS-93)
Lt. A. D. Douglas
R-18 (SS-95)
Lt. James Fife
R-19 (SS-96)
Lt. C. B. Hunt
R-20 (SS-97)
Lt. E. V. Hand
SUBMARINE DIVISION NINE
Lt. Commander Frederick C. Sherman

R-2 (SS-79) (F)
Lt. D. E. Cummins
R-1 (SS-78)
Lt. C. Lovelace
R-3 (SS-80)
Lt. J. Reynolds
R-4 (SS-81)
Lt. L. H. C. Johnson
R-5 (SS-82)
Lt. E. H. Bryant
R-6 (SS-83)
Lt. J. M. Steele
R-7 (SS-84)
Lt. H. W. Need
R-8 (SS-85)
Lt. B. H. Colyear
R-10 (SS-87)
Lt. C. L. Hansen
BEAVER (AS-5) - Tender to SUBDIV 16
Lt. Cmdr. R. L. Stover
CANOPUS (AS-9) - Tender to SUBDIVS 9 & 17
Cmdr. J. S. Dowell, jr.
ORTOLAN (AM-45)
Lt. (j.g.) M. M. Nelson
DELAWARE (S.P. 467) - at Sub Base, Pearl Harbor
Gunner W. Jamieson
SEAGULL (AM-30) - Tender, Sub Base, Pearl Harbor and SUBDIV 14
Cmdr. L. F. Welch**
CHICAGO (IX-5 ) - barracks ship, Sub Base, Pearl Harbor
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BATTLESHIP DIVISION FIVE
Vice Admiral Henry A. Wiley

NEW MEXICO (BB-40) (F)
Captain Yates Stirling, jr.
IDAHO (BB-42)
Captain W. S. Crosley
TENNESSEE (BB-43)
Captain P. Williams
MARYLAND (BB-46)
Captain F. H. Clark
** Notes for Aircraft Squadrons, Battle Fleet:
LANGLEY, then operating in the Atlantic, scheduled to become flagship once joining the Battle Fleet in the Pacific.
SUBMARINE DIVISION SIXTEEN
Commander C. S. Kerrick

S-30 (SS-135)
Lt. H. B. Berry
S-31 (SS-136)
Lt. W. A. Heard
S-32 (SS-137)
Lt. E. E. Haslett, jr.
S-33 (SS-138)
Lt. J. R. Chambers
S-34 (SS-139)
Lt. R. A. Deming
S-35 (SS-140)**
Lt. J. C. Lusk
S-45 (SS-156)**
- - -
S-46 (SS-157)**
- - -
S-47 (SS-158)**
- - -
SUBMARINE DIVISION SEVENTEEN
Commander W. M. Percifield

S-36 (SS-141)
Lt. L. O. Alford
S-37 (SS-142)**
Lt. P. R. Glutting
S-38 (SS-143)
Lt. C. H. Roper
S-39 (SS-144)**
Lt. J. A. Scott
S-40 (SS-145)
Lt. Cmdr. E. R. Morrissey
S-41 (SS-146)**
Lt. B. J. Rodgers
S-42 (SS-153)**
- - -
S-43 (SS-154)**
- - -
S-44 (SS-155)**
- - -
** Notes for Submarine Divisions, Pacific
Commander Welch also served as Commander of Submarines at Pearl Harbor.
S-35, S-37, S-39, S-41, S-42, S-43, S-44, S-45, S-46, S-47 were not in commission on this date.