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Strength
Battleship
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned
Year
1908 - 1923

Description
Delaware Class Battleship: Displacement 20,000 Tons, Dimensions, 518' 9" (oa) x 85' 3" x 28' 10" (Max). Armament 10 x 12"/45 14 x 5"/50, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 11" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 11 1/2" Conning Tower. Machinery, 25,000 SHP; vertical, triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 933.
Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Fore River, Shipbuilding, Quincy, MA., December 16 1907. Launched November 10 1908. Commissioned April 11 1910. Decommissioned November 22 1923. Demilitarized May 29 1924 and used as a target ship. Stricken January 7 1931.
Fate: Sold March 16 1931 and broken up for scrap.


28 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Wilson, Henry, ADM, (1881-1925)
  • Workman, Robert DuBois, RADM, (1905-1947)
 

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