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USS Baltimore (C-3) / (CM-1)


Cruiser Warship [ 1890 ]



USS Baltimore C-3 was commissioned in 1890 and saw service into the early 1920s before being given up.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 01/05/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1890

Origin
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United States

Complement
386
PERSONNEL


Class
USS Baltimore
Number-in-Class
1
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


USS Baltimore (C-3)


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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Offshore Bombardment
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Land-Attack
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Maritime Patrol
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Fleet Support
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.


Length
336.0 ft
102.41 m
Beam
48.5 ft
14.78 m
Draught
20.5 ft
6.25 m
Displacement
4,500
tons


Installed Power: 4 x Coal-fired boiler units feeding 2 x Horizontal triple-expansion engines developing 10,500 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Surface Speed
19.0 kts
(21.9 mph)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
4 x 8" (203mm) /45 caliber Mark 4 main guns.
6 x 6" (152mm) /30 caliber Mark 3 secondary guns.
4 x 6-pounder (57mm) guns
2 x 3-pounder (47mm) guns
2 x 1-pounder (37mm) guns
2 x 0.45 caliber Gatling guns


Supported Types


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None.


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