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Ship Statistics
Keel Laid June 14, 1938
Launched June 1, 1940
Commissioned May 15, 1941
Shipbuilder Philadelphia Naval Yard
Class North Carolina
Length Overall 728 ft. 8 in.
Length Waterline 713 ft. 5 in.
Beam Maximum 108 ft. 4 in.
Beam Waterline 104 ft. 6 in.
Mean Draft @ 42,329 tons 31 ft. 7 in.
Maximum Draft 35 ft. 6 in.
Displacement - Standard 36,600 tons
Displacement - Full Load 44,800 tons



EIGHT Babcock & Wilcox three drum express type boilers fitted with two furnaces and double uptakes Pressure 575 psi
Temperature 850 Deg F.


FOUR sets General Electric geared turbines. High Pressure
12 Stages
5,904 RPM max.
Pressure Impulse
6 Stages
4,937 RPM max.
Astern Impulse 3 Stages
3,299 RPM max.
Shaft Horsepower 121,000 Forward 32,000 Astern
Maximum Speed 28 Knots @ 199 RPM
Generators FOUR Ship's Service Turbo-generators 1,250 kw
FOUR Ship's Service Diesel Generators 850 kw
TWO Emergency Diesel Generators 200 kw
Propellers TWO Inboard Four Bladed Diameter = 15' 4"
TWO Outboard Four Bladed Diameter = 16' 7"
Rudders TWO Balanced streamlined type Train Limits = 36 1/2 degrees
Port & Starboard
Fuel & Water
Fuel Oil
7,167.2 tons
6,589 tons
Diesel Oil 677.1 tons
Gasoline 22.1 tons
Reserve Feed Water 410.7 tons
Potable Water 607.9
COMPLEMENT Total = 2,339 144 Officers 2,195 Enlisted

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