Pennsylvania Class Cruiser (1903)

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Six Pennsylvania class armoured cruisers were completed between 1905 and 1908 for service in the U.S. Navy.

Overview of 6 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Pennsylvania William Cramp & Sons 7 Aug, 1901 22 Aug, 1903 9 Mar, 1905 Sold 1931
West Virginia Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 16 Sep, 1901 18 Apr, 1903 23 Feb, 1905 Sold 1930
California Union Iron Works 7 May, 1902 28 Apr, 1904 1 Aug, 1907 Sunk 19 Jul, 1918
Colorado William Cramp & Sons 25 Apr, 1901 25 Apr, 1903 19 Jan, 1905 Sold 1930
Maryland Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 29 Oct, 1901 12 Sep, 1903 18 Apr, 1905 Sold 1930
South Dakota Union Iron Works 30 Sep, 1902 21 Jul, 1904 27 Jan, 1908 Sold 1930

Armament

Guns

Torpedoes

See Also

Footnotes

Bibliography

  • Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Cruisers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


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