USS Illinois

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Photographs and history of the Illinois Battleship of the United States Navy, USS Illinois, from its launch in 1898 until its scrapping in 1956.

USS Illinois

4th October 1898 Used as an armoury and an accommodation ship until sold for scrap in 1956. Renamed Prairie State in 1941.
           

USS Illinois  BB7

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB033

Colour illustration of USS Illinois

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB034

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois

USS Illinois was launched in 1898 at Newport News. She measured 368 ft in length with a displacement of 11,565 tons and a speed of 16 knots.

USS Illinois - Photo published 1915.

The USS Illinois shown in a floating dock near Algiers in 1902. The lifting capacity of the floating dock is 20,000 tons.

A view of the quarter-deck of the battleship USS Illinois in 1902.

A photograph of the officers and crew aboard USS Illinois in 1902.