Global Information Lookup Global Information

East India Squadron information


East India Squadron
USS Vincennes and USS Columbus in Tokyo Bay, Japan, in July 1846.
Active1835–1868
CountryEast India Squadron United States of America
BranchEast India Squadron United States Navy
TypeNaval squadron

The East India Squadron, or East Indies Squadron, was a squadron of American ships that existed in the nineteenth century. It focused on protecting American interests in the Far East, while the Pacific Squadron concentrated on the western coasts of the Americas and the South Pacific Ocean. Its duties included the Yangtze River Patrol in China. The East India Squadron was established in 1835 and existed until it became part of the Asiatic Squadron in 1868.

and 17 Related for: East India Squadron information

Request time (Page generated in 0.9115 seconds.)

East India Squadron

Last Update:

The East India Squadron, or East Indies Squadron, was a squadron of American ships that existed in the nineteenth century. It focused on protecting American...

Word Count : 2488

Asiatic Squadron

Last Update:

19th century. It was created in 1868 when the East India Squadron was disbanded. Vessels of the squadron were primarily involved in matters relating to...

Word Count : 1653

East India Company

Last Update:

The East India Company (EIC) was an English, and later British, joint-stock company founded in 1600 and dissolved in 1874. It was formed to trade in the...

Word Count : 11370

USS Levant

Last Update:

Cape of Good Hope, and Hong Kong, where she arrived to join the East India Squadron on 12 May 1856. On 1 July she embarked the U.S. Commissioner to China...

Word Count : 1210

William Radford

Last Update:

Dacotah April 23, 1860, and sailed to Hong Kong as a unit of the East India Squadron for Commodore Cornelius Stribling. However, after the onset of the...

Word Count : 3465

Josiah Tattnall III

Last Update:

the Pacific Squadron. At Hong Kong on January 29, 1858, he relieved Commodore James Armstrong taking command of the East India Squadron, breaking his...

Word Count : 1358

List of fleets

Last Update:

sustainable fuel East India Squadron European Squadron North Atlantic Fleet Mediterranean Squadron Scouting Fleet South Atlantic Squadron Spanish Armada –...

Word Count : 1000

List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons

Last Update:

Squadron No. 87 (United Provinces) Squadron No. 88 (Hong Kong) Squadron No. 89 Squadron No. 90 Squadron No. 91 (Nigeria) Squadron No. 92 (East India)...

Word Count : 7255

Perry Expedition

Last Update:

Webster authorized Commodore John H. Aulick, commander of the American East India Squadron, to attempt to return seventeen shipwrecked Japanese sailors residing...

Word Count : 3642

List of Battle of Britain squadrons

Last Update:

and one of the squadron’s ground crew was killed in the Blitz. Note: The squadron code letters QJ were the same as those of 92 Squadron. The codes changed...

Word Count : 256

Battle of the Barrier Forts

Last Update:

Houghton Mifflin, 1948), p. 879. Foote to Armstrong, 4 Nov 1856, East India Squadron Letters, 1855–1856, National Archives; Clyde H. Metcalf, "History...

Word Count : 1085

Yangtze Patrol

Last Update:

States Navy and assigned to the East India Squadron. In 1868, patrol duties were carried out by the Asiatic Squadron of the United States Navy. Under...

Word Count : 1946

East Asia Squadron

Last Update:

The German East Asia Squadron (German: Kreuzergeschwader / Ostasiengeschwader) was an Imperial German Navy cruiser squadron which operated mainly in the...

Word Count : 2552

East India Club

Last Update:

The East India Club is a gentlemen's club founded in 1849 and situated at 16, St James's Square in London. The full title of the club is East India, Devonshire...

Word Count : 2457

William Shubrick

Last Update:

Naval forces there. However, Commodore James Biddle brought his East India Squadron to Monterey, California, on 2 January 1847 only a week after Shubrick's...

Word Count : 913

Union blockade

Last Update:

The squadron was the largest in operation. It was split into the East and West Gulf Blockading Squadrons in early 1862 for more efficiency. The East Gulf...

Word Count : 6578

RAF Tangmere

Last Update:

Provinces) Squadron RAF during 1919 No. 84 Squadron RAF during 1919 No. 91 (Nigeria) Squadron RAF during 1918-19 No. 92 (East India) Squadron RAF during...

Word Count : 4184

PDF Search Engine © AllGlobal.net