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ARIZONA (BB 39)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:
Class:BB 38 Fleet:
Status:Dedicated as an Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:05/30/1962 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NEW YORK
Delivery Date:10/17/1916
Award Date:06/24/1913 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):45.6 years
Keel Date:03/16/1914 Commission Date:10/17/1916
Launch Date:06/19/1915 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)46.9 years Decommission Date:12/29/1941
Years from Commission to Decommission: 25.2
Stricken Date: 12/01/1942

Overall Length: 608 ft Waterline Length:600 ft
Extreme Beam:106 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:33 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:32600 tons Full Displacement:37654 tons
Dead Weight:5054 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 93 Enlisted: 1639

Remarks: ARIZONA WAS BLOWN UP AND SANK BY DIRECT BOMB HITS FROM JAPANESE AIRCRAFT DURING
THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD, PEARL, HI ON 12/7/1941. SHE WAS PLAC
ED " IN ORDINARY" (OUT OF COMMISSION, LAID UP) ON 12/29/1941 AND STRICKEN ON 12/
1/1942. ON 5/30/1962, THE NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE ACQUIRED CUSTODY OF THE SHIP F
OR PUBLIC DISPLAYING, HOWEVER, THE US NAVY RETAINS TITLE.




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