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SOUTH DAKOTA (BB 57)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 57 UIC: 03057
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/25/1962 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1938 Commission Date: 03/20/1942
Keel Date: 07/05/1939 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/07/1941 Decommission Date: 01/31/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 21.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
5.0
Delivery Date: 03/20/1942 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1962
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 680 ft Waterline Length: 666 ft
Extreme Beam: 108 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 36 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 35000 tons Full Displacement: 46200 tons
Dead Weight: 11200 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 114
Enlisted: 2240
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOLD FOR SCRAP TO LIPSETT DIVISION, LURIA BROTHERS CO., INC., NEW YORK CITY, NY
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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