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FLORIDA (BB 30)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #30)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 30 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/06/1931 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/24/1908 Commission Date: 09/15/1911
Keel Date: 03/09/1909 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/12/1910 Decommission Date: 02/16/1931
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 20.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
20.0
Delivery Date: 09/15/1911 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 19.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/06/1931
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 522 ft Waterline Length: 510 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 23700 tons Full Displacement: 24800 tons
Dead Weight: 1100 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 81
Enlisted: 1090
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SCRAPPED UNDER THE TERMS OF THE LONDON NAVAL TREATY OF 1930. SCRAPPING WAS COMPLETED AT THE PHILADELPHIA NAVY YARD 4/6/1931 AND SCRAP MATERIALS SOLD ON 9/30/1932
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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