70095 - Cruiser USS Olympia C-6, 1895, 1/700
USS Olympia (C-6/CA-15/CL-15/IX-40) was a protected cruiser in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. She is most notable for being the flagship of Commodore George Dewey at the Battle of Manila Bay. The cruiser continued in service throughout World War I[update] and was decommissioned in 1922. As of 2008, Olympia is a museum ship at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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- Photos from the US Library of Congress
- Model of USS Olympia from the National Museum of the US Navy
- Plans of the USS Olympia from the Historic Naval Ships Association (pdf)
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