USS Oregon BB-3 / IX-22
 
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USS Oregon in drydock at Hunter's Point, San Francisco, California possibly in 1896.

 

The 13"/35 after turret of USS Oregon.

 

March 19, 1898: USS Oregon in San Francisco Bay about to depart for duty in the Spanish-American War. The voyage would last 66 days and would be one of the most storied voyages of any U.S. battleship to date.
(Read a first hand account of the voyage "The Voyage of the Oregon from San Francisco to Santiago in 1898".)

 

August 1898: USS Oregon arriving in New York following duty in the Spanish-American War.

 

August 20, 1898: USS Oregon seen in the Naval Review in the Hudson River, New York City following duty in the Spanish-American War. The other ships in the review were; USS Indiana (Battleship #1), USS Massachusetts (Battleship #2), USS Iowa (Battleship #4), USS Texas, USS Brooklyn (Armored Cruiser #3) and USS New York (Armored Cruiser #2).

 



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