U.S.S. Galveston (1903)

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U.S.S. Galveston (1903)
Hull Number: Cruiser No. 17[1]
PG-31 (1920)[2]
CL-17 (8 August, 1921)[3]
Builder: W. R. Trigg[4]
Ordered: Act of 3 March, 1899[5]
Laid down: 19 Jan, 1901[6]
Launched: 23 Jul, 1903[7]
Commissioned: 15 Feb, 1905[8]
Decommissioned: 2 Sep, 1930[9]
Stricken: 1 Nov, 1930[10]
Sold: 13 Sep, 1933[11]
Fate: Broken up
U.S.S. Galveston was one of six Denver Class protected cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

She commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia, 15 February, 1905 with Commander William Gifford Cutler in command.

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Footnotes

  1. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 155.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  7. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  8. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  9. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  10. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  11. Friedman. U.S. Cruisers. p. 449.
  12. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 21 January, 1905. Vol. XXXVII, No. 1,310, p. 23.
  13. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 12.
  14. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 14.
  15. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.
  16. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 16.
  17. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 14.
  18. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 7 February, 1914. Vol. LV, No. 1,751, p. 183.
  19. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.
  20. Register of Officers, 1919. p. 22.
  21. Register of Officers, 1919. p. 22.
  22. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 16-17.
  23. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 16-17.
  24. Register of Officers, 1919. p. 22.
  25. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 16-17.
  26. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 16-17.
  27. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 16, 17.

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Denver Class Protected Cruiser
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