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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- SPANISH NAVY SHIPS --

Don Antonio de Ulloa (Cruiser, 1887-1898)

Don Antonio de Ulloa, a 1160-ton Infanta Isabel class cruiser, was launched at Carraca, Spain, in January 1887. During the Spanish-American War, she was a unit of the Spanish squadron in the Philippines, and was sunk in the Battle of Manila Bay.

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Photo #: NH 46866

Spanish Cruiser of the Infanta Isabel Class


Photographed in U.S. waters, with the river steamer Angler in the background, circa the 1880s or 1890s. This class of small cruisers included the Infanta Isabel (1885-1926), Isabel II (1886-1902), Cristobal Colon (1887-1895), Conde del Venadito (1888-1902), Don Antonio de Ulloa (1887-1898), and Don Juan de Austria (1887-1898). The latter two ships were lost in the Battle of Manila Bay, 1 May 1898, along with the Velasco (1881-1898), a ship of similar design.

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Photo #: NH 71839-KN (Color)

Battle of Manila Bay, 1 May 1898


Colored print after a painting by J.G. Tyler, copyright 1898 by P.F. Collier. Ships depicted in left side of print are (l-r): Spanish Warships Don Antonio de Ulloa, Castilla, and Reina Cristina. Those in right side are (l-r): USS Boston, USS Baltimore and USS Olympia.

Collections of the Navy Department, purchased from Lawrence Lane, 1970.

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Photo #: USN 902939

Battle of Manila Bay, 1 May 1898


Wreck of the Spanish cruiser Don Antonio de Ulloa, photographed sometime after the battle.

Donation of Lt. C.J. Dutreaux, USNR(Ret), 1947.

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23 October 1998