Specifications for the
USS Montana (BB-67)
Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 1940
Operators: United States
Length: 920.5ft (280.57m)
Beam: 121ft (36.88m)
Draught: 36ft (10.97m)
Machinery: 8 x Babcock & Wilcox 2-drum express-type boilers; 4 x Westinghouse geared steam turbines delivering 43,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.
Surface Speed: 28kts (32mph)
Range: 17,000miles (27,359km)
12 x 16-inch Mark 7 main guns in four triple-mounted turrets.
20 x 5-inch Mark 16 cannons
10 to 40 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons
56 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannons
.50 caliber machine guns for close-in self-defense as needed.
Air Arm: 3 OR 4 x Vought OS2U Kingfisher OR Curtiss Seahawk floatplanes.
Ship Class: Montana-class
Ships-in-Class: USS Montana (BB-67); USS Ohio (BB-68); USS Maine (BB-69); USS New Hampshire (BB-70); USS Louisiana (BB-71)