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U.S.S. Brooklyn

U.S.S. Brooklyn

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Summary

The second USS Brooklyn (ACR-3/CA-3) was the third United States Navy armored cruiser, the only one to be named at commissioning for a city rather than a state. Ordered for $3,450,420.29 (hull and machinery), she was launched on 2 October 1895 by William Cramp and Sons Ship and Engine Building Company of Philadelphia; sponsored by Miss Ida May Schieren, daughter of Charles A. Schieren, Mayor of Brooklyn, New York; and commissioned on 1 December 1896, Captain Francis Augustus Cook in command. Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_(ACR-3)

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Date

01/01/1896
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Contributors

Detroit Publishing Co., publisher
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Source

Library of Congress
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