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KENTUCKY (BB 6)
(ex-BATTLESHIP #6)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:
Class:BB 5 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of, sold for scrapping Homeport:
Date status changed:03/24/1923 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:12/30/1899
Award Date:01/02/1896 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):23.3 years
Keel Date:06/30/1896 Commission Date:05/15/1900
Launch Date:03/24/1898 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)25.0 years Decommission Date:05/29/1920
Years from Commission to Decommission: 20.0
Stricken Date: 05/27/1922

Overall Length: 375 ft Waterline Length:368 ft
Extreme Beam:72 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:25 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:11520 tons Full Displacement:12320 tons
Dead Weight:800 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 52 Enlisted: 815

Remarks: IN ACCORDANCE WITH TERMS OF THE WASHINGTON TREATY LIMITING NAVAL ARMAMENTS SHE
WAS SOLD FOR SCRAP. KENTUCKY WAS SOLD TO DRAVO CONSTRUCTION CO., PITTSBURG, PA







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