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UTAH (AG 16)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #31, BB 31)
OFFSHORE PETROLEUM DISTRIBUTION SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AG 16 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, destroyed by enemy action with the Japanese in World War II Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/07/1941 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/24/1908 Commission Date: 08/31/1911
Keel Date: 03/15/1909 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/23/1909 Decommission Date: 09/05/1944
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
33.0
Delivery Date: 08/30/1911 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/13/1944
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 522 ft Waterline Length: 510 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 23700 tons Full Displacement: 24800 tons
Dead Weight: 1100 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 110
Enlisted: 1044
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: REDUCED COMMISSION ON 2/16/31 FOR CONV TO REMOTE CONTROLLED TARGET SHIP AT NORFOLK, VA. AS REPLACEMENT FOR NORTH CAROLINA (EX-BB 29). CONV TOOK 2 YRS. RECOMM'D ON 4/1/32. ON 12/7/41, CAPSIZED AFTER BEING TORPEDOED BY JAPANESE AIRCRAFT AT PEARL HARBOR, HI PLACED IN "ORDINARY" ON 12/29/41. FOUND TO BE BEYOND SALVAGE/REPAIR, OUT OF COMM, NOT IN SERVICE ON 9/5/44. STRICKEN/SUNK HULK LIES OTHER SIDE OF FORD'S ISLAND. UTAH IS MAINTAINED AS MEMIRIAL AT PEARL HARBOR.
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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