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Warship Class - Montgomery - Cruiser
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Primary CountryUnited States (Details)
PeriodWorld War I
Source of TextWikipedia
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Preceded ByCincinnati (Details)
Succeeded ByColumbia (Details)
Number Planned3
Number Completed3
First Commisioned1893
Last Year Active1919
Other Nationsnone

History: The Montgomery-class cruisers were three unprotected cruisers built for the United States Navy in the early 1890s. They had a thin water-tight protective deck, and also relied for protection upon their coal bunkers, cellulose packing, and numerous compartments. Roomy accommodations were provided for officers and crew, these cruisers being mainly intended for long cruises on distant stations. Known initially as cruisers Nos. 9, 10, and 11, the Montgomery-class cruisers were authorized by an Act of Congress approved September 7, 1888.
Type: Cruiser
SubType: Unprotected
Primary Country:
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Item created by: gdm on 2020-02-22 14:17:35. Last edited by gdm on 2020-02-22 14:32:15

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