Specifications for the
USS Washington (BB-56)
Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Operators: United States
Length: 728 ft (221.89 m)
Beam: 108.2 ft (32.98 m)
Draught: 35.5 ft (10.82 m)
Displacement: 36,900 tons
Machinery: 4 x shaft geared steam turbines delivering 121,000 shaft horsepower to 4 x propellers.
Surface Speed: 27 kts (31 mph)
Range: 0 miles (0 km)
9 x 16-inch /45 caliber (406mm) main guns in three triple-mount turrets, two ahead and one aft of the superstructure.
20 x 5-inch /38 caliber (127mm) Dual-Purpose guns
16 x 1.1-inch /75 caliber (28mm) anti-aircraft cannons.
12 x 0.50 caliber (12.7mm) anti-aircraft heavy machine guns.
Air Arm: 3 x Curtiss SOC Seagull / Vought Kingfisher floatplane recoverable reconnaissance aircraft.
Ship Class: North Carolina-class
Ships-in-Class: USS North Carolina (BB-55); USS Washington (BB-56)