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USS CINCINNATI (C 7)


Drawing courtesy of Robert Jensen

CLASS - CINCINNATI
Displacement 3,200 Tons, Dimensions, 305' 9" (oa) x 42' x 20' 2" (Max)
Armament 1 x 6"/40, 10 x 5"/40, 8 x 6pdr, 2 x 1pdr, 4 x 18" tt..
Armor, 2 1/2" Deck, 2" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 10,000 IHP; 2 Vertical, Triple Expansion Engines, 2 screws
Speed, 19 Knots, Crew 312.
Operational and Building Data
Launched 10 NOV 1892 by the New York Navy Yard
Commissioned 16 JUN 1894
Decommissioned 14 FEB 1899
Commissioned 02 DEC 1901
Decommissioned 12 OCT 1907
Commissioned 11 OCT 1911
Decommissioned 20 APR 1919
Stricken 05 AUG 1921
Fate: Sold for scrap 04 AUG 1921

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94k Starboard view of the USS Cincinnati (C 7) at an unknown location circa 1894, in her original configuration.

Library of Congress, Photo # LC-D4-20306

Mike Green
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USS Cincinnati (C 7) Photographed circa 1894-99. Identification on the original photo of this ship as Marblehead is incorrect. Both stern configuration and details of bow decoration confirm that this cruiser is really Cincinnati.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 46635.

Fred Weiss
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USS Cincinnati (Cruiser # 7) at the pier in Key West Circa 1900. Haffenreffer Collection.

Florida Keys Public Libraries photo # MM00046746x.

Robert Hurst
Cincinnati
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647k Starboard side while at anchor at Mare Island on 27 September 1907. Darryl Baker
Cincinnati
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663k Figurehead on bow while at Mare Island on 27 September 1907. Darryl Baker
Cincinnati
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772k Looking forward while at anchor at Mare Island on 27 September 1907. Darryl Baker
Cincinnati
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778k Looking aft down port side while at anchor at Mare Island on 27 September 1907. Darryl Baker
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Asiatic Fleet Ships dressed with flags in honor of George Washington's Birthday, 22 February 1915, probably in a Philippine Islands harbor. The three ships in the distance are (from left to right):

Cincinnati (C 7), Piscataqua (AT 49) ; and Dale (DD 4).

From the collection of C.A. Shively.

US Navy photo #NH 103623 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.

US Naval Historical Center
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  USS Cincinatti at Niyajima Japan taken from USS Brooklyn. From the collection of Roy H Williams. Roy Williams

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Class Final Rank Dates
Glass, H. E., CAPT 1864   06/16/1894 -

Johnson, Mortimer L., CAPT

1861   08/1895
Chester, Colby Mitchell, CAPT 1864 RADM 1898 - 02/14/1899
Decommissioned     02/14/1899 - 12/02/1901

McLean, Thomas Chalmers, CDR

1868   12/02/1901 -
Mason, Newton Eliphalet, CDR 1869 RADM 09/16/1902 -
Osterhaus, Hugo Wilson, CDR 1870 ADM 1904 - 04/22/1905
Calkins, Carlos Gilman, CDR 1872   04/22/1905 - 11/15/1905

Robinson, John Marshall, CDR

1873   11/15/1905 -
Quinby, John Gardner, CDR 1871   07/07/1907 - 10/12/1907
Decommissioned     10/12/1907 - 10/11/1911
Robison, Samuel Shelburne, CDR   RADM 10/25/1911 - 01/08/1913
Chase, Jehu Valentine, CDR 1890 RADM 01/08/1913 - 05/08/1914
Fewel, Christopher Catron, CDR 1893   05/08/1914 - 05/02/1915
Brumby, Frank Hardeman, CDR 1895 ADM 07/22/1916 - 07/19/1917
Moses, Stanford Elwood, CDR 1892   02/12/1917 - 04/20/1919

(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)


USS CINCINNATI (C 7) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Not Applicable To This Ship

Additional Resources
Hazegray & Underway Cruiser Pages By Andrew Toppan.
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