USS Vesuvius, USS Bancroft, USS Bennington, USS Castine 1898

USS VESUVIUS

USS Vesuvius : Unarmored Dynamite Gunboat

Photograph: USS Vesuvius : Unarmored Dynamite Gunboat.

Length 252 1/3 feet. Breadth 26 feet, 6 2/3 inches. Mean draft 10 feet, 71/2 inches. Displacement 929 tons. Speed 21.42 knots per hour. Personnel 6 officers. 63 men. Cost $350,000

USS BANCROFT

USS Bancroft : Unarmored Gunboat

Photograph: USS Bancroft : Unarmored Gunboat.

Length 187 1/2 feet. Breadth 32 feet. Mean draft 12 1/6 feet. Displacement 839 tons. Speed 14.37 knots per hour. Personnel 10 officers. 113 men. Cost $250,000.

USS BENNINGTON

USS Bennington : Unarmored Gunboat

Photograph: USS Bennington : Unarmored Gunboat.

Length 230 feet. Breadth 36 feet. Mean draft 14 feet. Displacement 1,710 tons. Speed 17.5 knots per hour. Personnel 16 officers. 179 men. Cost $490,000.

USS CASTINE

USS Gastine : Unarmored Gunboat

Photograph: USS Castine : Unarmored Gunboat.

Length 204 feet. Breadth 32 feet, 1Y2 inches. Mean draft 12 feet. Displacement 1,177 tons. Speed 16.032 knots per hour. Personnel 11 officers. 140 men. Cost $318,500.

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