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ALABAMA (BB 60)
BATTLESHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: BB 57 UIC: 03060
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/11/1964 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Norfolk
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/01/1939 Commission Date: 08/16/1942
Keel Date: 02/01/1940 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/16/1942 Decommission Date: 01/09/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
5.0
Delivery Date: 11/10/1942 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 21.6 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: 127
Enlisted: 2205
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ALABAMA IS LOCATED AT THE USS ALABAMA BATTLESHIP COMMISSION, BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARK, 2703 BATTLESHIP PARKWAY, MOBILE, AL. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 86000083 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 07/19/2002
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