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1898 The US Navy Illustrated: USS Columbia, USS Texas, USS Baltimore, USS Philadelphia

USS COLUMBIA

COLUMBIA—Unarmored Protected Cruiser

Photograph: USS Columbia : Unarmored Protected Cruiser.

Length 412 feet. Breadth 58 feet, 21 inches. Mean draft 22 feet, 61 inches. Displacement 7,376 tons. Speed 22.8 knots per hour. Personnel 30 officers. 447 men. Cost $2,725,000.

USS TEXAS

USS TEXAS—Armored Battle Ship of the Second Class

Photograph: USS Texas : Armored Battle Ship of the Second Class.

Length 301 1/3 feet. Breadth 64 feet, 1 inch. Mean draft 22 1/2 feet. Displacement 6,315 tons. Speed 17.8 knots per hour. Personnel 30 officers. 359 men. Cost $2,500,000.

USS BALTIMORE

USS BALTIMORE—Unarmored Protected Cruiser

Photograph: USS Baltimore : Unarmored Protected Cruiser.

Length 327 1/2 feet. Breadth 48 feet, 7 1/2 inches. Mean draft 19 1/2 feet. Displacement 4,413 tons. Speed 20.096 knots per hour. Personnel 36 officers. 350 men. Cost $1,325,000.

USS PHILADELPHIA

USS PHILADELPHIA—Unarmored Protected Cruiser

Photograph: USS Philadelphia : Unarmored Protected Cruiser.

Length 327% feet. Breadth 48 feet, 7 1/2 inches. Mean draft 19 feet, 2 1/2 inches. Displacement 4,324 tons. Speed 19.678 knots1 per hour. Personnel 34 officers. 350 men. Cost $1,350,000.

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