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USS Alabama (BB-8)

Predreadnought Battleship

USS Alabama (BB-8)

Predreadnought Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



USS Alabama BB-8 ended her days as a target under the bombs of the United States Army Air Service in 1921.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1900
SHIP CLASS: Illinois-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (3): USS Illinois (BB-7); USS Alabama (BB-8); USS Wisconsin (BB-9)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Alabama (BB-8) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 536
LENGTH: 374.9 feet (114.27 meters)
BEAM: 72.4 feet (22.07 meters)
DRAUGHT: 25 feet (7.62 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 11,565 tons
PROPULSION: Not Available.
SPEED (SURFACE): 16 knots (18 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



4 x 13" (330mm) /35 caliber main guns
14 x 6" (152mm) /40 caliber guns
16 x 2.2" (6-pdr; 57mm) guns
4 x 1.5" (1-pdr; 37mm) guns
4 x 18" (460mm) torpedo tubes
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA