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COASTAL BATTLESHIP NO 1 (BB 1)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #1, INDIANA)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 1 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/19/1924 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Cramp, Wm. & Sons Ship & Engine Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/19/1890 Commission Date: 11/20/1895
Keel Date: 05/07/1891 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/28/1893 Decommission Date: 01/31/1919
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 31.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 11/19/1895 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/06/1919
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 351 ft Waterline Length: 348 ft
Extreme Beam: 69 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 10288 tons Full Displacement: 11688 tons
Dead Weight: 1400 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 42
Enlisted: 685
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SUNK ON 11/1/1920 AS A BOMBING TARGET OFF TANGIER ISLAND, MD. HULK WAS LATER SOLD ON 3/19/1924 FOR SCRAP TO THE STEEL SCRAP CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA.
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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