U.S.S. Tacoma (1903)

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U.S.S. Tacoma (1903)
Hull Number: Cruiser No. 18[1]
Builder: Union Iron Works[2]
Ordered: Act of 3 March, 1899[3]
Laid down: 27 Sep, 1900[4]
Launched: 2 Jun, 1903[5]
Commissioned: 30 Jan, 1904[6]
Decommissioned: 16 Jan, 1924[7]
Stricken: 7 Feb, 1924[8]
Sold: 5 Sep, 1924[9]
Fate: Broken up
U.S.S. Tacoma was one of six Denver Class protected cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Union Iron Works launched Tacoma on 2 June, 1903. She was commissioned on 30 January, 1904 with Commander Reginald Fairfax Nicholson in command.

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Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 155.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  7. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  8. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  9. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 450.
  10. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 14.
  11. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 14.
  12. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 14.
  13. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  14. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  15. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 12.
  16. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  17. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  18. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 14.
  19. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 14.
  20. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 14.
  21. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 14.
  22. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 14.
  23. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  24. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 32.
  25. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 32.
  26. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  27. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 32.
  28. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.
  29. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.

Bibliography


Denver Class Protected Cruiser
  Denver Des Moines Chattanooga  
  Galveston Tacoma Cleveland  
<– New Orleans Class Minor Cruisers (US) Chester Class –>