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NEW MEXICO (BB 40)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 40 UIC: 03040
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/06/1947 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/20/1914 Commission Date: 05/20/1918
Keel Date: 10/14/1915 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/13/1917 Decommission Date: 07/19/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
28.0
Delivery Date: 08/15/1918 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 29.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/25/1947
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 624 ft Waterline Length: 600 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 33400 tons Full Displacement: 39880 tons
Dead Weight: 6480 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 128
Enlisted: 1817
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOLD FOR SCRAP ON 10/13/1947 TO LIPSETT INC., NEW YORK, NY AND REMOVED FROM NAVY CUSTODY ON 11/9/1947
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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