NASHVILLE, U.S.S. (1895, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
NAVY
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport News, VA
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Newport News Shipping & Dry Dock
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
233.66'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
11'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Washington, DC.
Date:
  1921
How:
Scrapped.
History

1896, Aug 19 Commissioned with North Atlantic fleet.

1898, Apr - Jul Captured 4 Spanish ships in Spanish American War; assisted in cutting undersea telegraph cable off Cienfuegos in Caribbean.

1899, Dec 31 Arrived Manila, Philippines via Suez Canal to lend gunfire support against Filipino insurgents.

1900, Jun 18 Arrived Taku, China with Marines.

1901, Sep 22 Arrived Genoa, Italy from Mediterranean.

1903, Jan 16 At Boston, MA.

1903, May 26 At Caribbean.

1904, Jun 30 Decommissioned Boston.

1905, Aug 8 Sent to Caribbean.

1906, Jul 23 Decommissioned Boston.

1909, Apr 29 Assigned Chicago, IL to train reservists.

1911, Jul To Boston, Caribbean; spent 5 years patrolling in West .Indies off Central America.

1917, Aug 18 Gibraltar, serving patrol & convoy duties in western

Mediterranean & off North Africa in World War 1.

1921, Oct 20 Sold J.L.Bernard & Co; scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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