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GEORGIA (BB 15)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #15)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 13 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1923 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/18/1901 Commission Date: 09/24/1906
Keel Date: 08/31/1901 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/11/1904 Decommission Date: 07/15/1920
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 19.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 09/21/1906 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 17.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/10/1923
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 441 ft Waterline Length: 435 ft
Extreme Beam: 76 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 14948 tons Full Displacement: 16094 tons
Dead Weight: 1146 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 62
Enlisted: 1012
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ON OCTOBER 4, 1923, GEORGIA WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TERMS OF THE WASHINGTON TREATY LIMITING NAVAL ARMAMENTS SHE WAS SOLD FOR SCRAP. GEORGIA WAS SOLD TO LOUIS ROTHENBERG, OAKLAND, CA
Last Updated: 07/25/2002
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