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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Kentucky (Battleship # 6, BB-6) in 1900-1909

This page features overall views of USS Kentucky from the time of her completion in 1900 until after her return from the World cruise in 1909.

For additional pictorial coverage of Kentucky during 1900-1909, see:
USS Kentucky in 1900-1909, part II.

For links to pictorial coverage of Kentucky during other times, views taken on board her and miscellaneous items, see: USS Kentucky, Selected Views.

If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

Photo #: NH 74098

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed in 1900, when first completed.

Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 84KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 61957

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed in 1900, when first completed.

Courtesy of Howard I. Chapelle, Smithsonian Institution.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 545 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 92507

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed in July 1900, a few months after she was commissioned.

Courtesy of the Filson Club, Louisville, KY. Gift of Mrs. Alexander M. Watson.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 91KB; 595 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 91347

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed during the early 1900s, while painted with buff colored superstructure down to the main deck.

Donation of Verne Glassman, 1980.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 585 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 74100

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed in October 1900, after repainting the entire superstructure buff color.

Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 84KB; 740 x 580 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 61959

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed during the early 1900s.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 71KB; 740 x 480 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 61239

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Photographed circa 1905-08, after being repainted with buff color above the first superstructure deck and white below that level.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 93054

USS Kentucky (BB-6)


Dressed with flags, at a naval review in about 1907. USS Indiana (BB-1) is in the background.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 100KB; 740 x 580 pixels

 

For additional pictorial coverage of Kentucky during 1900-1909, see:
USS Kentucky in 1900-1909, part II.

For links to pictorial coverage of Kentucky during other times, views taken on board her and miscellaneous items, see: USS Kentucky, Selected Views.

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5 February 1999