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ILLINOIS (BB 65)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 61 UIC:
Status: Hull number assigned, construction was stopped, directive to build cancelled Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/11/1945 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/09/1940 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 01/15/1945 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CONSTRUCTION WAS CANCELLED WHEN 21.0% OF CONSTRUCTION WAS COMPLETE AND BROKEN UP AT THE BUILDER'S WAYSIN 9/1948.
Last Updated: 07/22/2002
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