Atlanta Class Cruiser (1884)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two Atlanta Class cruisers were completed for the U.S. Navy in the mid-1880s.
|Overview of two vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Atlanta||John Roach||8 November, 1883||9 October, 1884||19 July, 1886||Sold 10 June, 1912|
|Boston||John Roach||15 November, 1883||4 December, 1884||2 May, 1887||Sunk 8 April, 1946|
- two 8-inch/30 caliber
- six 6-inch/30 caliber
- two 6-pounders
- two 3-pounders
- two 1-pounders
- two 47mm Hotchkiss Revolvers
- two 37mm Hotchkiss Revolvers
- two Gatlings
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 150.
- Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 19.
- Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 457.
- Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
- Friedman, Norman (1985). U.S. Cruisers: An Illustrated Design History. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
- Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.
|Atlanta Class Protected Cruiser|
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