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Online Library of Selected Images
Ships of the Spanish-American War--
Cruisers--USS Cincinnati and USS Raleigh

Cincinnati (Cruiser # 7) and Raleigh (Cruiser # 8) were relatively small protected cruisers completed in 1894. During the Spanish-American War, Cincinnati served in the Caribbean area. Raleigh was assigned to Dewey's Asiatic Squadron, and took part in the Battle of Manila Bay. Both ships remained in active naval service through World War I.

This page features views of Cincinnati and Raleigh.

If better quality reproductions than these digital images are desired, see "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

In all cases, clicking on the small photograph will prompt a larger view of the same image.

Photo #: NH 46635

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.

Online Image: 60,769 bytes; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 44367

USS Raleigh (C-8)


Photographed circa 1894-99.
Identification on the original photo of this ship as Cincinnati is incorrect. Details of bow decoration confirm that this cruiser is really Raleigh.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 66,839 bytes; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 44191

USS Raleigh (C-8)


Halftone photograph taken circa 1894-97 and published in Uncle Sam's Navy, 1898.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 79,865 bytes; 740 x 635 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93847

USS Raleigh (C-8)


Photographed in a U.S. east coast port, circa April 1899, following her return from Asiatic waters. Note sailing craft and tug in the area.

Courtesy of Paul Silverstone, 1982.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 56,133 bytes; 740 x 560 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 82659

USS Raleigh (C-8)


Photograph copyrighted 1898 by C.H. Graves, Philadelphia, and printed on a stereograph card. Raleigh is painted as she was during, and for several months after, the Spanish-American War.

Courtesy of Commander Donald J. Robinson, USN(MSC), 197

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

A stereo pair version of this image is available as Photo # NH 82659-A

Online Image: 61,754 bytes; 590 x 625 pixels

 

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28 February 1998