This Real Photograph Postcard is in nice condition and with the exception of a small loss on a corner excellent. The USS New York, a 8150-ton armored cruiser built at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was commissioned in August 1893. She initially served as flagship of the South Atlantic Squadron, then went to the West Indies before joining the European Squadron in 1895. She was in the North Atlantic Squadron when the Spanish-American War began, and was flagship during the Caribbean campaign that led to the Battle of Santiago on 3 July 1898. We charge $4.00 for Insured Shipping in the US for the 1st Postcard you buy from us and add an additional Dollar for each other card you purchase.