BB5 USS Kearsarge

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Photographs and history of the Kearsarge Class Battleship of the United States Navy, BB5 USS Kearsarge, from its launch in 1898 through its conversion in 1920 to its eventual scrapping in 1955.

BB5    USS Kearsarge 24th March 1898 Converted to be a crane ship in 1920 and renamed Crane Ship No.1 in November 1941. Sold for scrap in 1955.

USS Kersarge  1907

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USS Kearsarge

USS Kersarge  1903

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The Forward guns of USS Kearsarge 

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USS Kearsarge.

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USS Kearsarge 1898.Sent in by Alex Cole

Sailors returning to USS Kearsarge

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Riot Drill of the sailors on USS Kearsarge

Lt Commander Richard Jordan Stone of USS Kearsarge. 

Contributed by Rick Stone - see message board