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USS Wyoming was an Arkansas-class monitor laid down on April 11, 1899 and launched on September 8, 1900. It was commissioned on December 8, 1902 under Lt. C. B. Taylor’s command with the hull number BM-10 and it served in the US Navy for 24 years before it was decommissioned on June 1, 1926. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 221 people on board and had the main missions mostly in the West Coast. After its decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register and sold for scrapping in 1939.