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KANSAS (BB 21)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #21)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 18 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/23/1924 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/16/1903 Commission Date: 04/18/1907
Keel Date: 02/10/1904 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/12/1905 Decommission Date: 12/16/1921
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 18.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 04/05/1907 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 16.8 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: 17650 tons
Dead Weight: 1650 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. KANSAS WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 10/9/1923. THE SALES TOOK PLACE IN PIECE-MEALON THE DATES OF 1/23/24, 11/10/1924 AND 1/2/1925
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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