U.S.S. New Orleans (1896)

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U.S.S. New Orleans (1896)
Hull Number: CL-22 (8 August, 1921)[1]
Builder: Armstrong
Purchased: 9 Mar, 1898[2]
Laid down: 1895[3]
Launched: 4 Dec, 1896[4]
Commissioned: 18 Mar, 1898[5]
Decommissioned: 16 Nov, 1922[6]
Stricken: 13 Nov, 1929[7]
Sold: 11 Feb, 1930[8]
Fate: Broken up
U.S.S. New Orleans was one of two New Orleans Class protected cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Construction

New Orleans was laid down in 1895 as Amazonas for the Brazilian Navy by Armstrong, Mitchell and Company, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, launched on 4 December 1896, purchased by the U.S. Navy while building on 16 March, 1898.

Service

New Orleans commissioned 18 March, 1898 at Gravesend, England, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Arthur P. Nazro.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 154.
  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. List and Station, July 1898. pp. 5, 67.
  10. List and Station, July 1898. pp. 5, 67.
  11. Records of Living Officers (7th ed). pp. 102-3.
  12. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 10.
  13. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 8.
  14. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 12.
  15. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 28 January, 1905. Vol. XXXVII, No. 1,311, p. 23.
  16. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 12.
  17. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 14.
  18. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 16.
  19. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  20. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 14.
  21. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 20.

Bibliography


New Orleans Class Protected Cruiser
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