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TENNESSEE (BB 43)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 43 UIC: 03043
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/16/1959 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/28/1915 Commission Date: 06/03/1920
Keel Date: 05/14/1917 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/30/1919 Decommission Date: 02/14/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 40.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 09/16/1920 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/01/1959
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 624 ft Waterline Length: 600 ft
Extreme Beam: 114 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 32300 tons Full Displacement: 40354 tons
Dead Weight: 8054 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 114
Enlisted: 2129
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOLD FOR SCRAP TO BETHLEHEM STEEL CO., BETHLEHEM, PA
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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