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MICHIGAN (BB 27)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #27)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 26 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: 07/20/1906 Commission Date: 01/04/1910
Keel Date: 12/17/1906 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/26/1908 Decommission Date: 02/11/1922
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 15.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
12.0
Delivery Date: 08/31/1909 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 14.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/10/1923
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 453 ft Waterline Length: 450 ft
Extreme Beam: 80 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 16000 tons Full Displacement: 17617 tons
Dead Weight: 1617 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 47
Enlisted: 1032
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. MICHIGAN WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 10/17/1923. PARTIALLY SCRAPPED AT THE PHILADELPHIA NAVY YARD AND THE HULK SOLD FOR SCRAPPING ON 1/23/1924 TO FOUR DIFFERENT FOUNDRIES
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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