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INDIANA (BB 50)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 49 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/25/1923 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/02/1918 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 11/01/1920 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/10/1923
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CONSTRUCTION WAS SUSPENDED ON 2/8/1922 WHEN 34.7% OF THE CONSTRUCTION WAS COMPLETE. CONSTRUCTION WAS CANCELLED ON 8/17/1923 IN ACCORDANCE WITH TERMS OF THE WASHINGTON TREATY LIMITING NAVAL ARMAMENTS. INDIANA WAS SOLD FOR SCRAP TO THE STEEL SCRAP CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA. SHE WAS SCRAPPED ON THE BUILDING WAYS. THE ARMOR THAT WAS RESERVED FOR THE SHIP IN STORAGE WAS USED TO REINFORCE THE DEFENSES AND LOCKS AT THE PANAMA CANAL.
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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