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    USS New York (BB-34) Battleship (1914)

    USS New York (BB-34) Battleship (1914)

    The US New York became a proven warhorse, seeing combat service in World War 1 and World War 2 before used as a target during atomic testing.




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    Technical Specifications:
    USS New York (BB-34)
    Battleship


    Country of Origin: United States
    Initial Year of Service: 1914
    Operators: United States


    Crew: 1,042


    Length: 573 ft (174.65 m)
    Beam: 95.3 ft (29.05 m)
    Draught: 28.6 ft (8.72 m)
    Displacement: 27,000 tons


    Machinery: 14 x Babcock and Wilcox coal-fired boilers feeding 2 x Vertical triple-expansion steam engines delivering 28,100 horsepower while driving 2 x shafts.

    Surface Speed: 20 kts (23 mph)
    Range: 8,125 miles (13,076 km)


    Armament:
    As Built:
    10 x 14" (356mm) /45 cal main guns
    21 x 5" (127mm) /51 caliber guns
    2 x 3" (76mm) /50 caliber anti-aircraft guns
    4 x 21" (533mm) torpedo tubes

    1925 Refit:
    10 x 14" (356mm) /45 cal main guns
    16 x 5" (127mm) /51 cal guns
    8 x 3" (76mm) /50 cal anti-aircraft guns

    1942 Refit:
    10 x 14" (356mm) /45 cal main guns
    6 x 5" (127mm) /51 cal guns
    10 x 3" (76mm) /50 cal anti-aircraft guns
    24 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns
    42 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns


    Ship Class: New York-class
    Number-in-Class: 2
    Ships-in-Class: USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)