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ARIZONA (BB 39)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 38 UIC:
Status: Dedicated as an Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/30/1962 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/24/1913 Commission Date: 10/17/1916
Keel Date: 03/16/1914 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/19/1915 Decommission Date: 12/29/1941
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 46.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
25.0
Delivery Date: 10/17/1916 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 45.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/1942
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 608 ft Waterline Length: 600 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 32600 tons Full Displacement: 37654 tons
Dead Weight: 5054 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 93
Enlisted: 1639
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ARIZONA WAS BLOWN UP AND SANK BY DIRECT BOMB HITS FROM JAPANESE AIRCRAFT DURING THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD, PEARL, HI ON 12/7/1941. SHE WAS PLACED " IN ORDINARY" (OUT OF COMMISSION, LAID UP) ON 12/29/1941 AND STRICKEN ON 12/1/1942. ON 5/30/1962, THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE ACQUIRED CUSTODY OF THE SHIP FOR PUBLIC DISPLAYING, HOWEVER, THE US NAVY RETAINS TITLE.
Last Updated: 08/30/2001
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