The armoured cruiser USS WASHINGTON seen here during the Fleet Review of 1911 off the port of New York.
The USS Washington (15,964 ts) was launched on 18 March 1905 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation and commissioned on 7 Aug 1906. In the years until the begin of World War I the Washington wa
USS Seattle. "War game" the caption says, another name for manouvers presumably.
I think this is the armored cruiser launched as Washington in 1903 and renamed Seattle in 1916. In 1931 classified as unclassified and turned into floating barracks. Sold for scrap 1946.
To a non-navy man ther