TITLE

The battleship Oregon steamed halfway around the world to take part in the Spanish-American War

AUTHOR(S)
Foster, Flavius M.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Aug2005, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the involvement of the battleship Oregon in the Spanish-American War. Features of the battleship; Actions taken by the battleship's crew to conserve the supply of fresh water for the boilers of the ship; Use of all the guns and torpedo tubes of the battleship when the Washington Naval Treaty went into effect in January 1924.
ACCESSION #
17626817

 

Related Articles

  • Chapter 9--After the Fighting.  // Spanish-American War (0-7613-1453-9);2002, p95 

    Provides information on events that occurred after the Spanish-American War. Major points contained by the Paris Peace Treaty; Problems encountered by the U.S. with Cuba and the Philippines after the war; Main points argued by those who opposed the Paris Peace Treaty.

  • 100 years ago.  // Conde Nast Traveler;Feb99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p103 

    Reports on the ratification of the Treaty of Paris on February 6, 1899 by the United States Senate. Treaty that ended the Spanish-American War; Defeat of Spain that led to its grant of independence to Cuba; Secession of control of Guam, Puerto rico and the Philippines to the US.

  • Chapter 4--The Battle of Manila Bay.  // Spanish-American War (0-7613-1453-9);2002, p38 

    Presents a historical account of the battle between the U.S. and Spain in Manila Bay, Philippines. Spanish flagship that endured the worst damage when the U.S. and Spanish battleships engaged in war; Battleships sent by Commodore George Dewey into Ca ñ acao Bay to put an end to any...

  • The sinking of the Maine. Cavendish, Richard // History Today;Feb98, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p33 

    Recalls that on February 15, 1898, the United States battleship Maine was blown up in an explosion that sank her in Havana, Cuba harbor. Consequences of what happened to the battleship; How the United States won over Spain in the Spanish-American War of 1898; Effects of the Spanish-American War.

  • april 1874.  // Engineer (00137758);May2014, Vol. 296 Issue 7851, p42 

    The article reports on an 81-ton gun that is designed for shipboard use aboard British Royal Navy warships like HMS Inflexible battlecruiser and mentions topics including warships, the Woolwich Infant gun, and underwater torpedo tubes.

  • Timeline. McNeese, Tim // Remember the Maine! The Spanish American War Begins;2002, p103 

    The article presents a timeline of the Spanish-American War and the USS Maine. The Ten Years' War between Cuba and Spain started in 1868. Spanish authorities brought Cuban revolution under control in 1878. The U.S. Congress appropriated money to build the Maine and its sister ship, Texas, in...

  • A Chronicle of the Battleship Oregon. Lomax, Ken // Oregon Historical Quarterly;Spring2005, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p132 

    Presents a chronicle of the United States Navy battleship "Oregon" which was commissioned in July 1896. Service of the ship on the West Coast; Role of the ship in a pivotal battle of the Spanish American war; Service as a war memorial and museum on the Portland, Oregon waterfront; Reasons for...

  • Wound Ballistics: Minié Ball vs. Full Metal Jacketed Bullets--A Comparison of Civil War and Spanish-American War Firearms. Dougherty, Paul; Collins, Herbert // Military Medicine;Apr2009, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p403 

    Objective: The advent of the full metal jacketed bullet in the late nineteenth century was thought to cause less severe battlefield wounds. This study compares the wounding characteristics of a reproduction rifle from the American Civil War to one of the Spanish-American War using the wound...

  • Treaty of peace with Spain.  // Treaty of Peace with Spain;8/1/2017, p1 

    Presents the text of the United States' treaty of peace with Spain, ratified on April 11, 1898, ending the Spanish-American War. Announcement of peace; Signatures.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics