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WASHINGTON (BB 56)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:03056
Class:BB 55 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of, sold for scrapping Homeport:
Date status changed:06/06/1961 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/PHILADELPHA
Delivery Date:07/31/1941
Award Date:06/24/1937 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):19.9 years
Keel Date:06/14/1938 Commission Date:05/15/1941
Launch Date:06/01/1940 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)21.0 years Decommission Date:06/27/1947
Years from Commission to Decommission: 6.1
Stricken Date: 06/01/1960

Overall Length: 729 ft Waterline Length:714 ft
Extreme Beam:108 ft Waterline Beam:0 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:35 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:35000 tons Full Displacement:45370 tons
Dead Weight:10370 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 144 Enlisted: 2195

Remarks: SOLD FOR SCRAP TO LIPSETT DIVISION, LURIA BROTHERS CO., INC., NEW YORK CITY, NY








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