Cincinnati Class Cruiser (1892)

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Two Cincinnati class protected cruisers were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1894.

Overview of 2 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Cincinnati New York NYd 29 Jan, 1890 10 Nov, 1892 16 Jun, 1894 Sold 4 Aug, 1921
Raleigh Norfolk NYd 19 Dec, 1889 31 Mar, 1892 17 Apr, 1894 Sold 21 Apr, 1921




  • one 6-inch/40 caliber
  • ten 5-inch/40 caliber
  • four above water torpedo tubes, four Howell torpedoes

See Also


  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 462.


  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and
  • Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Cruisers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on and
  • Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.

Cincinnati Class Protected Cruiser
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