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NORTH DAKOTA (BB 29)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #29)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 28 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/16/1931 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Fore River SB Co., Weymouth, MA (Quincy)
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/06/1907 Commission Date: 04/11/1910
Keel Date: 12/16/1907 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/10/1908 Decommission Date: 11/22/1923
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
13.0
Delivery Date: 04/11/1910 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/24/1923
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 519 ft Waterline Length: 510 ft
Extreme Beam: 85 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: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 64
Enlisted: 1260
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. NORTH CAROLINA WAS COMPLETELY DEMILITARIZED ON 5/29/1924. SHE WAS CONVERTED TO A MOBILE GUNNERY TARGET SHIP UNTIL REPLACED BY UTAH (AG 16) IN 1930. SHE WAS SOLD ON 3/16/1931 TO THE UNION SHIPBUILDING CO., BALTIMORE, MD
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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