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MISSOURI (BB 63)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 61 UIC: 03063
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/04/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/12/1940 Commission Date: 06/11/1944
Keel Date: 01/06/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/29/1944 Decommission Date: 03/31/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 54.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
48.0
Delivery Date: 07/24/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 53.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/12/1995
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 888 ft Waterline Length: 860 ft
Extreme Beam: 109 ft Waterline Beam: 108 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 38 ft Draft Limit: 37 ft
Light Displacement: 45231 tons Full Displacement: 57271 tons
Dead Weight: 12040 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 189
Enlisted: 2789
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: MISSOURI IS LOCATED AT THE USS MISSOURI MEMORIAL ASSOCIATED, INC., HONOLULU, HI
Last Updated: 07/19/2002
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