USS Brooklyn 1895

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USS Brooklyn. ACR3 Armoured Cruiser of the US navy. USS Brooklyn was ordered under the Naval act of 1892.  She became flagship to Commodore Schley at the battle of Santiago. She was out of service between 1908 and 1914 and during this time her turret hoists were improved and she had fire control fitted. the torpedo tubes were removed during this time. .  her last period of service was in 1920 as flagship to the Pacific destroyer squadron.

Built by Cramp and laid down 2nd August 1893, she was launched 2nd October 1895 and completed 1st December 1896. finally sold for scrap in 1921.   Displacement: 9215 tons, full load 10,065 tons.   Speed: 20 knots (during trials she made 21.9 knots)  Armament: Eight 8 - inch guns in pairs  twelve 5 - inch guns, twelve  5inch, 40 caliber guns,  twelve 12 pdr , and four 1 pounder.  Five torpedo tubes 18-inch.    complement 561 to 581.

 

United states Cruiser  USS Brooklyn at Grants Tomb, New York.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUC012

USS Brooklyn

USS Brooklyn 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUC009

USS Brooklyn c.1898

Original high quality naval magazine photograph published May 7th 1898. Image size 8" x 10", price ?15.  Order code 6/158

USS Brooklyn

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUC011

USS Brooklyn

USS Brooklyn.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUC010