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KENTUCKY (BB 66)

BATTLESHIP

UIC:03066
Class:BB 61 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of, sold for scrapping Homeport:
Date status changed:10/31/1958 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NORFOLK
Delivery Date:
Award Date:09/09/1940 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):
Keel Date:12/06/1944 Commission Date:
Launch Date: Inactivation Date:
Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date: 06/09/1958

Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers:
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: Enlisted:

Remarks: KEEL WAS LAID AND CONSTR WAS SUSPENDED ON 6/10/42. THE KEEL WAS FLOATED OFF THE
BUILDER'S WAYS ON THIS DATE FOR HIGHER PRIORITY CONSTR. KEEL WAS RELAID ON 12/6
/44 AND CONSTR RESUMED. CONSTR WAS SUSPENDED AGAIN ON 2/17/47 AND CONSTR RESUMED
AGAIN ON 8/17/48. TO CLEAR THE BUILDING DOCK. CONSTRUCTION WAS FINALLY CANCELLE
D ON 1/20/50 WHEN 73.1% OF CONSTRUCTION WAS COMPLETED UP TO THE FIRST DECK. SOLD
FOR SCRAP 10/31/58 TO BOSTON METALS CO, BALTIMORE, MD



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