Event Summary

William C. Whitney secures support for four armored cruisers

Date

1885

Description

President Grover Cleveland�s Sec�y of the Navy, William C. Whitney, secures support for four armored cruisers � Maine, Texas, New York and Olympia.

Timeline 1

Marine Propulsion and Shipbuilding Technology, 1685�1945

Timeline 2

United States Naval History, 1866 - to present

Record ID

828