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WISCONSIN (BB 64)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 61 UIC: 03064
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/14/2009 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/12/1940 Commission Date: 04/16/1944
Keel Date: 01/25/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/07/1943 Decommission Date: 09/30/1991
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 66.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
47.0
Delivery Date: 05/26/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 65.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/17/2006
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: 173
Enlisted: 2738
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: THE WISCONSIN IS BERTHED ADJACENT TO THE NAUTICUS NATIONAL MARITIME CENTER, NORFOLK, VA.
Last Updated: 12/28/2009
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