Denver-class cruiser

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USS Denver.jpg
USS Denver at the North Atlantic Fleet review in 1905
Class overview
Name: Denver class cruiser
Operators:  United States Navy
Preceded by: Columbia-class cruiser
Succeeded by: St. Louis-class cruiser (1905)
Completed: 6
General characteristics
Type: Protected Cruiser
Displacement: 3,200 long tons (3,251 t)
Length: 308 ft 10 in (94.13 m)
Beam: 44 ft (13 m)
Draft: 15 ft 9 in (4.80 m)
Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Complement: 339 officers and enlisted
Armament: 10 × 5 in (130 mm) guns

The Denver class cruisers were a group of six protected cruisers used by the United States Navy at the beginning of the 20th century.

Denver class ships