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IOWA (BB 61)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:03061
Class:BB 61 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:04/30/2012 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NEW YORK
Delivery Date:03/28/1943
Award Date:07/01/1939 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):69.1 years
Keel Date:06/27/1940 Commission Date:02/22/1943
Launch Date:08/27/1942 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)69.7 years Decommission Date:10/26/1990
Years from Commission to Decommission: 47.7
Stricken Date: 03/17/2006

Overall Length: 888 ft Waterline Length:860 ft
Extreme Beam:109 ft Waterline Beam:108 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:38 ft Draft Limit:37 ft
Light Displacement:45231 tons Full Displacement:57271 tons
Dead Weight:12040 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 151 Enlisted: 2637

Remarks: Eligible for Inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)








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