• HOME
  • 2017 Military Pay Scale
  • Military Ranks
  • Aviation Central
  • Warfighter
  • Special Forces
  • Land Systems
  • Naval Firepower
  • World War 2 Weapons

  •   Home >  
     
      Navy >  
     
      USS New York (BB-34) Battleship  

    USS New York (BB-34) Battleship


    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.





     Updated: 11/14/2016; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ¬©www.MilitaryFactory.com


    There are currently no development or operational history details available for the USS New York (BB-34) Battleship. Rest assured that we are hard at work on adding more information to the Military Factory database so please check back at another time.

    Each entry goes through a lengthy research process that produces the final write up. The write up is then complemented by appropriate imagery for the associated text through a lengthy picture hunting process. Statistics are then verified before the entry is completed in our database and posted for review.

    For the interim, please consider busying yourself with another section on MilitaryFactory.com.


    USS New York (BB-34) Technical Specifications


    Service Year: 1914
    Type: Battleship
    National Origin: United States
    Ship Class: New York-class



    Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)


    Complement (Crew): 1,042
    Length: 573 feet (174.65 meters)
    Beam (Width): 95.3 feet (29.05 meters)
    Draught (Height): 28.6 feet (8.72 meters)

    Surface Displacement: 27,000 tons

    Installed Power and Base Performance


    Engine(s): 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 knots (23 mph)
    Operational Range: 7,060 nautical miles (8,125 miles, 13,076 km)

    Armament / Air Wing


    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

    Aircraft: None.

    Global Operators


    United States

    Ships-in-Class (2)


    USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)

    Images Gallery


    VIEW
    VIEW