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INDIANA (BB 58)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 57 UIC: 03058
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/01/1962 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1938 Commission Date: 04/30/1942
Keel Date: 11/01/1939 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/21/1941 Decommission Date: 09/11/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 20.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
5.0
Delivery Date: 04/30/1942 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.2 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: 44374 tons
Dead Weight: 9374 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 145
Enlisted: 2112
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOLD FOR SCRAP TO NICOLAI JOFFE CORP., BEVERLY HILLS, CA. HER MAST IS ERECTED AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY AT BLOOMINGTON, HER ANCHOR RESTS AT FORT WAYNE, AND OTHER RELICS ARE ON DISPLAY IN VARIOUS MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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