St. Louis Class Cruiser (1904)
From The Dreadnought Project
Three St. Louis class armoured cruisers were completed in 1905 and 1906 for service in the U.S. Navy. They were considered a poor design, with a partial 4 inch belt over machinery and their central 6-in battery.
|Overview of 3 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|St. Louis||Neafie & Levy||31 Jul, 1902||6 May, 1905||18 Aug, 1906||Sold 1930|
|Milwaukee||Union Iron Works||30 Jul, 1902||10 Sep, 1904||11 May, 1906||Wrecked 13 Jan, 1917|
|Charleston||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company||30 Jan, 1902||23 Jan, 1904||17 Oct, 1905||Sold 1930|
- Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Cruisers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|St. Louis Class Armoured Cruiser|
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