Model Of The USS Pennsylvania

Considerably larger than previous American armored cruisers, USS Pennsylvania was commissioned on March 9, 1905. Pennsylvania contributed to the beginnings of naval aviation. This model captures the historic landing by an airplane onto a ship made by Eugene Ely on January 18, 1911. Renamed Pittsburgh on August 27, 1912, Read more »

Description (physical):

Scale of model: 1/4" to 1'. Original ship dimensions: Length 503' 11"; Beam 69' 7"; Draft 24' 1"; Displacement 13,400 tons; Speed 22 knots.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0003
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy