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USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3)

Armored Cruiser Warship

USS Brooklyn ACR-3 was laid down in August of 1893 and saw commissioning in December of 1896, serving until 1920 as CA-3.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 1/5/2018
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Year: 1896
Ships-in-Class: 1
Named Ships: USS Brooklyn
Complement: 561
Length: 402.6 ft (122.71 m)
Width: 64.7 ft (19.72 m)
Height: 24 ft (7.32 m)
Displacement (Surface): 9,400 tons
Propulsion: 5 x Double-ended boiler units with 2 x Single-ended boiler units feeding 4 x Vertical triple expansion reciprocating engines developing 16,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface): 23 kts (26 mph)
Operators: United States


8 x8" (203mm) /35 caliber Mark 3 / Mark 4 main guns.
12 x 5" (127mm) /40 caliber Rapid-Fire (RF) secondary guns.
12 x 6-pounder (57mm) Driggs-Schroeder saluting guns.
5 x 18" (450mm) torpedo tubes

8 x8" (203mm) /35 caliber Mark 3 / Mark 4 main guns.
8 x 5" (127mm) /40 caliber Rapid-Fire (RF) secondary guns.
2 x 3" (76mm) /50 caliber Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns.
4 x 6-pounder (57mm) Driggs-Schroeder saluting guns.

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