U.S.S. West Virginia (1903)

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U.S.S. West Virginia (1903)
Hull Number: ACR-5
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company[1]
Ordered: Act of 3 March, 1899[2]
Laid down: 16 Sep, 1901[3]
Launched: 18 Apr, 1903[4]
Commissioned: 23 Feb, 1905[5]
Sold: 1930[6]
U.S.S. West Virginia was one of six Pennsylvania Class armoured cruisers completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

She commissioned on 23 February, 1905 with Captain Conway H. Arnold in command.

She was renamed U.S.S. Huntington on 11 November 1916 to free her name for the new battleship West Virginia.

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 148.
  7. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 8.
  8. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 8.
  9. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 8.
  10. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 8.
  11. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 8.
  12. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 12.
  13. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 8.
  14. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 12.
  15. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 12.
  16. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 26.
  17. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 16-17.

Bibliography


Pennsylvania Class Armoured Cruiser
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