Friday, December 19, 2008

USS Olympia pictures

BL159 USS Olympia, originally uploaded by listentoreason.

USS Olympia (C-6/CA-15/CL-15/IX-40) was a protected cruiser in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. She is most notable for being the flagship of Commodore George Dewey at the Battle of Manila Bay. The cruiser continued in service throughout World War I and was decommissioned in 1922."


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