The USS Wyoming (BM-10)🇺🇸 was the last ship of the Arkansas-class monitors, she was launched on September 08/1900 for the United States Navy.
The Arkansas-class was the last class of monitors built for the U.S. Navy, they were designed to combine a heavy striking power with easy concealment and negligible target area
Total displacement: 3225tons.
____________Armament as built_______________
Main battery: Two 305mm (12in) 40 caliber gun in one double turret.
Secondary battery: Four 102mm guns.
Anti-torpedo boat battery: Three 57mm guns.
Main belt: 130 to 280mm.
Main deck: 38mm.
Turrets: 230 to 250mm.
Conning Tower: 200mm.
Two certical triple expansion steam engines and four coal-fired water-tube boilers.
Maximum speed: 12.5knots (23.5km/h).
After after the launch she conducted exercises and target practice off the southern California coast through the summer of 1903.
For the remainder of 1904, Wyoming operated off the West Coast.
On August 27/1904 she took part in ceremonies at the Griffin Bay, San Juan Islands.
Later she operated at Port Harford, California, before she was decommissioned on August 29/1905.
She was recommissioned on October 08/1908 renamed Cheyenne and converted to fuel oil – the first ship to do so in the United States Navy.
She was later decommissioned November 13 of the same year.
Recommissioned, in reserve, on July 11/1910 she was fitted out as a submarine tender over the ensuing months.
During the Great War she continued her submarine tending operations on the West Coast, continuing them into 1917.
The warship arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on October 23/1919, where she was decommissioned on January 3/1920.
Cheyenne was assigned to training duty until April 20/1939 when she was sold for scrap.