U.S. Navy, Battleship Illinois

U.S. Navy, Battleship Illinois Boats, Ships

Stock #: 18033
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1906
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Battleship "Illinois". Built at Newport News, Va. 375 feet long and 72 feet broad, with a displacement of more than 12,500 tons. Speed, about 17 knots per hour. Horse-power, 10,000. Cost, about $2,595,000. Carries four 13-inch and fourteen 6-inch guns as well as a considerable number of rapid-firers. Complement, 34 officers and 647 men.