Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a grey naval ship out on open water. The title along the top of the card reads "One of the Latest Type U. S. Scout Cruisers." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The logo for the publisher is in the top center of the card. The description on the left side of the card reads "217729--One of the Latest Type U. S. Scout Cruisers. Displacement about 4700 tones; speed, 26 1/2 knots; 16,000 H. P. Length, 423 feet; beam, 47 ft.; draught, 19 1/4 ft. Crew of 373 men. carries two 5 in. guns, six 3 in. guns and two smaller guns, with two 21 in. torpedo tubes. Armor belt, 2--1 in. Completed, 1908. Cost, $1,625,000 without armament.

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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

The Valentine Souvenir Co.

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

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PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_One-of-the-Latest-Type-U.S.-Scout-Cruisers_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

A United States Scout Cruiser on Open Water

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