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DELAWARE (BB 28)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #28)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 28 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/05/1924 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/06/1907 Commission Date: 04/04/1910
Keel Date: 11/11/1907 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/06/1909 Decommission Date: 11/10/1923
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 15.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
13.0
Delivery Date: 02/15/1910 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 14.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/10/1923
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 519 ft Waterline Length: 510 ft
Extreme Beam: 80 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 20000 tons Full Displacement: 22060 tons
Dead Weight: 2060 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 64
Enlisted: 1262
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. DELAWARE WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 11/19/1923. SHE WAS SOLD ON 2/5/1924 TO BOSTON IRON & METAL CO., BALTIMORE, MD
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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