U.S.S. Minneapolis (1893)

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U.S.S. Minneapolis (1893)
Hull Number: Cruiser No. 13[1]
Builder: Cramp[2]
Ordered: Act of 2 March, 1891[3]
Laid down: 16 Dec, 1891[4]
Launched: 12 Aug, 1893[5]
Commissioned: 13 Dec, 1894[6]
Sold: 15 Mar, 1921[7]
Fate: 5 August, 1921[8]
U.S.S. Minneapolis was one of two Columbia Class protected cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

She commissioned at Philadelphia on 13 December, 1894 under the command of Captain George H. Wadleigh.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 154.
  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. 6.
  10. List and Station, July 1898. p. 5.
  11. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 8.
  12. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 8.
  13. Wikipedia.
  14. Wikipedia.

Bibliography


Columbia Class Protected Cruiser
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