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USS Iowa (1896)

USA (1893): Pre-dreadnought Battleship BB-4 1895-1923 USS Iowa marked an improvement over the previous Indiana-class with better seaworthiness due to…

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Velasco class cruisers

Armada (1880-1927): Velasco, Gravina, Infanta Isabel, Isabel II, Cristóbal Colón, Don Juan de Austria, Don Antonio de Ulloa, Conde del…

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Aragon class cruisers (1879)

Armada (1880-1905): Aragón, Navarra, Castilla The Aragon class were three unprotected wooden-built cruisers between 1869 and 1882 for the Spanish…

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USS Maine (1889)

USA – Armoured Cruiser 1888-1898 USS Maine was the first USN armoured cruiser made famous by the war she indirectly…

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Infanta Maria Teresa class cruisers (1890)

Infanta Maria Teresa class cruisers (1890) Spanish Armada (1888-1898): Armoured Cruisers Infanta Maria Teresa, Vizcaya, Almirante Oquendo If it is…

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Cristóbal Colón (1896)

Cristóbal Colón (1896) Spanish Armada (1894-1898): Armoured Cruiser The Spanish armored cruiser Cristóbal Colón was a warship that was built…

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Pelayo (1887)

Spanish pre-dreadnought Battleship (1885-1929) Pelayo was a French-built Battleship, first modern one in service with the Armada. A fitting subject…

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USS Olympia

US Protected Cruiser, 1890 – today Introduction: The birth of the “new navy” When the first Cleveland Administration took office…

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USS Brooklyn (1895)

Armoured Cruiser (1895) The USS Brooklyn in a few lines Recognizable by her three very tall funnels, the USS Brooklyn…

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Battle of Santiago de Cuba (july, 3, 1898)

Spanish Armada vs US Navy Cuba’s decisive naval battle The Battle of Santiago de Cuba, was seen by some as…