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LOUISIANA (BB 19)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #19)
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: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/15/1902 Commission Date: 06/02/1906
Keel Date: 02/07/1903 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/27/1904 Decommission Date: 10/20/1920
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 19.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 05/21/1906 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 17.5 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: 1143
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. LOUISIANA WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 9/25/1923.
Last Updated: 07/25/2002
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