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Duty Station Details

Strength
Heavy Cruiser
 
Type
Combat - Sea Units
 
Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned
Year
1904 - 1920

Description
USS South Dakota (ACR-9)
Career
Name: USS South Dakota (1908–1920)
USS Huron (1920–1929)
Launched: 21 July 1904
Commissioned: 27 January 1908
Decommissioned: 17 June 1927
Struck: 15 November 1929
Fate: Sold for scrap, 11 February 1930. Hull sunk at Powell River, Canada
General characteristics
Class & type: Pennsylvania-class cruiser
Displacement: 13,680 long tons (13,900 t)
Length: 504 ft (153.6 m)
Beam: 69 ft 6 in (21.18 m)
Draft: 26 ft 1 in (7.95 m)
Installed power: 23,000 ihp (17,150 kW)
Propulsion: 2 × vertical, inverted, triple expansion engines
2 × screws
Speed: 22 kn (25 mph; 41 km/h)
Complement: 830 officers and men
Armament: 4 × 8 in (203 mm)/40 cal guns
14 × 6 in (152 mm)/50 cal guns
18 × 3 in (76 mm)/50 cal guns
12 × 3-pounder (47 mm (1.9 in)) guns
2 × 1-pounder (37 mm (1.5 in)) guns
2 × 18 in (457 mm) torpedo tubes
Armor:


11 Members Who Served in This Duty Station


 
  • Evans, Sydney Key, CAPT, (1907-1935)
  • Murray, James McLees, LTJG, (1903-1914)
 

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SERVICE HISTORY
Pre-World War I Assigned to the Armored Cruiser Squadron, Pacific Fleet, South Dakota cruised off the west coast of the United States through August 1908. On 24 August, she departed San Francisco f ... More
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