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Agate, Alfred S. Artist (Scientific Corps) Relief ; Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Callao, and Vincennes at San Francisco.
Alden, James Lieutenant Vincennes ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined brig Porpoise at San Fransisco, October 1841.
Blair, James L. Midshipman Relief ; Peacock ; Flying Fish ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Rio, Schooner Flying-Fish at Columbia river, and Vincennes at Honolulu.
Blunt, Simon F. Passed Midshipman Porpoise ; Vincennes  1838 - April, 1841 Joined Vincennes at Orange Bay, and left sick at Honolulu, in April, 1841.
Brackenridge, William D. Assistant Botanist (Scientific Corps) Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Bright, Washington Gunner Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Relief at Callao
Brown, John G. Mathematical Instrument Maker Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Budd, Thomas A. Acting Master Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Feejee.
Carr, Overton Lieutenant Vincennes ; Oregon  1838 - 1842 Took command of brig Oregon, at San Francisco, October 1841
Case, A.L. Lieutenant Relief ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Callao.
Chick, Amos Carpenter Porpoise ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Callao.
Clark, George W. Midshipman Vincennes ; Peacock  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Tahiti, and Vincennes again at San Francisco.
Clemson Midshipman Flying Fish ; Vincennes  1838 - Callao Joined the Vincennes at Rio; detached at Callao.
Colvocoresis, Geo. W. Passed Midshipman Porpoise ; Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Rio, Vincennes at Feejee, and Oregon at San Francisco
Couthouy, Joseph P. Naturalist (Scientific Corps) Vincennes  1838 - November, 1840 Left at Sydney, and detached at Honolulu, November, 1840.
Craven, Thomas T. Lieutenant Vincennes ; Sea Gull  1838 - 1842 Left at Valparaiso June 6th, 1839 to take command of the Sea-Gull
Dana, James D. Mineralogist (Scientific Corps) Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at San Francisco.
Davis, Alonzo B. Passed Midshipman Relief ; Peacock ; Vincennes ; Oregon  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Callao, and Vincennes at Columbia river, and Oregon at San Francisco.
De Haven, E.H. Acting Master Flying Fish ; Vincennes ; Peacock ; Oregon  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Callao, Peacock at Feejee, and Oregon at Columbia river
Drayton, Joseph Artist (Scientific Corps) Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Dyes, John W.W. Assistant Taxidermist (Scientific Corps) Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Eld, Henry Passed Midshipman Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Feejee.
Elliott, Samuel Midshipman Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Elliott, I.L. Chaplain Vincennes  1838 - October, 1841 Detached at San Francisco, October, 1841.
Emmons, George F. Lieutenant Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at San Francisco.
Fox, J.L. Assistant Surgeon Vincennes ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined Porpoise at San Francisco, October, 1841.
Gilchrist, Edward Acting Surgeon Vincennes  1838 - March, 1840 Detached at Sydney, March, 1840
Hale, Horatio Philologist (Scientific Corps) Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - Oregon Joined Vincennes, at New Zealand, Peacock at Honolulu, and was left at Oregon to cross the country.
Hamersly, George W. Midshipman Flying Fish ; Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Callao, and Vincennes at Feejee.
Hawkins, Samuel N. Sailmaker Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Henry, Wilkes Midshipman Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - July 24, 1840 Joined Vincennes at Callao, killed, July 24th, 1840, at Malolo.
Howison, James R. Captain's Clerk Relief ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Callao.
Hudson, William H. Midshipman Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at Columibia river.
Hudson, William L. Commanding Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at San Francisco.
Johnson, Robert E. Lieutenant Vincennes ; Sea-Gull  1838 - 1842 Commanded Sea-Gull on her Southern Cruise, detached at Honolulu, November, 1841.
Knox, Samuel R. Commandant Flying Fish ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Commanding Schooner most of the cruise; joined Vincennes at Singapore.
Laighton, Wiliam M. Carpenter Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Relief at Callao
Lee, Samuel P. Lieutenant Peacock ; Flying Fish ; Porpoise ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Detached at Orange Bay, Feb. 1839.
Maury, William L. Lieutenant Vincennes ; Peacock ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Orange Bay, and Porpoise at Callao
May, William Passed Midshipman Vincennes ; Flying Fish  1838 - 1842 Joined Flying-Fish on a cruise south, 1839-'40, and Vincennes again, May, 1840.
North, James H. Acting Master Vincennes ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined Porpoise at Callao
Palmer, J.C. Acting Surgeon Relief ; Peacock ; Oregon ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Callao, and Oretgon at Columiba river, and Vincennes at San Francisco
Peale, Titian R. Naturalist (Scientific Corps) Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at San Francisco.
Perry, O.H. Lieutenant Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Vincennes at San Francisco.
Pickering, Charles Naturalist (Scientific Corps) Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Reynolds, William Passed Midshipman Vincennes ; Peacock ; Flying Fish ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock, 1839, and Flying-Fish at Honolulu, 1840, and Porpoise at Singapore.
Rich, Wiliam Botanist (Scientific Corps) Relief ; Peacock ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Callao, and Vincennes at San Francisco.
Robinson, R.P. Purser's Steward Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Sandford, Joseph P. Passed Midshipman Vincennes ; Porpoise ; Flying Fish  1838 - 1842 Joined Porpoise at Tahiti, Schooner Flying-Fish at San Francisco, and Porpoise at Singapore.
Smith, William Boatswain Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Stuart, Frederick D. Captain's Clerk Peacock ; Porpoise ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Joined Porpoise at Columbia river, and Vincennes at San Francisco.
Thompson, Egbert Midshipman Flying Fish ; Vincennes ; Peacock  1838 - 1842 Joined the Vincennes at Rio, Peacock at Feejee, and Vincennes again at Columbia river.
Totten, George M. Passed Midshipman Vincennes ; Porpoise  1838 - 1842 Joined Porpoise at Callao, and Vincennes at Honolulu.
Underwood, Joseph A. Lieutenant Relief ; Vincennes  1838 - July 24, 1840 Joined Vincennes at Callao, and killed at Malohol, July 24th, 1840.
Vanderford, Benj. Pilot Vincennes  1838 - 1842 Died, April, 1842
Waldron, R.R. Purser Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Walker, W.M. Lieutenant Peacock ; Flying Fish ; Porpoise ; Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Whittle, J.Q. Assistant Surgeon Vincennes ; Peacock  1838 - 1842 Joined Peacock at Honolulu and Vincennes again at San Francisco.
Wilkes, Charles Commanding Exploring Expedition Vincennes  1838 - 1842
Williamson, John G. Gunner Vincennes  1838 - 1842