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NORTH CAROLINA (BB 55)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:03055
Class:BB 55 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:08/28/1961 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NEW YORK
Delivery Date:07/31/1941
Award Date:06/24/1937 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):20.1 years
Keel Date:10/27/1937 Commission Date:04/09/1941
Launch Date:06/13/1940 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)21.2 years Decommission Date:06/27/1947
Years from Commission to Decommission: 6.2
Stricken Date: 06/01/1960

Overall Length: 729 ft Waterline Length:715 ft
Extreme Beam:108 ft Waterline Beam:0 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:36 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:35000 tons Full Displacement:46770 tons
Dead Weight:11770 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 144 Enlisted: 2195

Remarks: NORTH CAROLINA IS LOCATED AT THE USS NORTH CAROLINA BATTLESHIP COMMISSION, WILMI
NGTON, NC. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 8
1000424 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.






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