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USS Nevada (BB-36)


Battleship


The USS Nevada was lead ship of her two-strong class and was present during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/7/2017
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Specifications


Year: 1916
Ships-in-Class: 2
Named Ships: USS Nevada (BB-36); USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Complement: 2000
Length: 583 ft (177.70 m)
Width: 95 ft (28.96 m)
Height: 28.5 ft (8.69 m)
Displacement (Surface): 29,000 tons
Propulsion: 12 x Yarrow boilers (later 6 x Bureau Express boilers); Curtis steam turbines developing 24,800 shaft horsepower to 2 x shafts.
Speed (Surface): 20.5 kts (24 mph)
Range: 7,995 nm (9,200 miles; 14,806 km)
Operators: United States




Armament



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

1927:
10 x 14" /45 caliber main guns
12 x 5" /51 caliber guns
8 x 5" /25 caliber guns
8 x 1.1" (28mm) anti-aircraft cannons

1942:
16 x 5" (127mm) /38 caliber main guns
32 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannons
40 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannons

Air Wing



3 x Floatplane Aircraft
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