U.S.S. Detroit (1891)

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U.S.S. Detroit (1891)
Hull Number: Cruiser No. 10[1]
Builder: Columbian IW
Ordered: Act of 7 September, 1888[2]
Laid down: Feb, 1890[3]
Launched: 28 Oct, 1891[4]
Commissioned: 20 Jul, 1894[5]
Decommissioned: 1 Aug, 1905[6]
Sold: 22 Dec, 1910[7]
Fate: Broken up[8]
U.S.S. Detroit was one of three Montgomery Class unprotected cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

She commissioned on 20 July, 1893 with Commander Willard H. Brownson in command.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 153.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  7. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  8. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  9. Register of Officers, 1896. p. 8.
  10. Register of Officers, 1898. p. 8.
  11. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 12.
  12. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 14.
  13. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 14.
  14. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 14.

Bibliography


Montgomery Class Unprotected Cruiser
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