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CONNECTICUT (BB 18)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #18)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 18 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1923 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/15/1902 Commission Date: 09/29/1906
Keel Date: 03/10/1903 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/29/1904 Decommission Date: 03/01/1923
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 19.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
17.0
Delivery Date: 09/29/1906 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: 456 ft Waterline Length: 450 ft
Extreme Beam: 77 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 16000 tons Full Displacement: 17666 tons
Dead Weight: 1666 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 55
Enlisted: 1103
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: IN ACCORDANCE WITH TERMS OF THE WASHINGTON TREATY LIMITING NAVAL ARMAMENTS SHE WAS SOLD FOR SCRAP. CONNECTICUT WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 10/12/1923 AND SOLD FOR SCRAP TO WALTER W. JOHNSON, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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