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


Armored Cruiser Warship


United States | 1896



"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 | Last Edited: 01/05/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3).
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.
Propulsion
23.0 kts
26.5 mph
Surface Speed
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3).
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Personnel
Complement
402.6 ft
122.71 meters
O/A Length
64.7 ft
19.72 meters
Beam
24.0 ft
7.32 meters
Draught
9,400
tons
Displacement
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3).
ORIGINAL:
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

1917:
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.
Ships-in-Class (1)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3) family line as relating to the USS Brooklyn group.
USS Brooklyn
Operators
Global operator(s) of the USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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Image of the USS Brooklyn (ACR-3) / (CA-3)
Image from the Public Domain.

Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BROWN WATER SERVICE
OFFSHORE BOMBARDMENT
LAND-ATTACK
MARITIME PATROL
AIRSPACE DENIAL
FLEET SUPPORT
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
Going Further...
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