USS Wilmington PG-8 Gunboat, 1897
New Hampshire (BB-25) was a Connecticut-class battleship. New Hampshire was the last American pre-dreadnought battleship, though she was commissioned two years after HMS Dreadnought.
She was laid down on 1 May 1905 by New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey; launched on 30 June 1906; sponsored by Mrs. John A.(Hazel E. McLane) Clark, daughter of Governor John McLane of New Hampshire; and commissioned on 19 March 1908, Captain Cameron M. Winslow in command.