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IDAHO (BB 24)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 23 UIC:
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, Military Assistance Service Funded, ex-US fleet hull Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/30/1914 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Cramp, Wm. & Sons Ship & Engine Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/25/1904 Commission Date: 04/01/1908
Keel Date: 05/12/1904 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/09/1905 Decommission Date: 07/30/1914
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 8.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
6.0
Delivery Date: 03/26/1908 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 6.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/30/1914
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 382 ft Waterline Length: 375 ft
Extreme Beam: 77 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 13000 tons Full Displacement: 14465 tons
Dead Weight: 1465 tons
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 47
Enlisted: 754
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: GREECE
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: TRANSFERRED BY SALE ON 7/30/1914 TO GREECE AND RENAMED LEMNOS. (WAS TO HAVE BEEN NAMED VASILISSA OGLA). CREW ON IDAHO RETURNED TO U.S. BY MAINE (BB 10) WHICH WAS DISPATCHED TO GET THE CREW. THE SHIP WAS SUNK ON 4/10/1942 BY GERMAN AIRCRAFT IN SALAMIS HARBOR, GREECE
Last Updated: 07/19/2002
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