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USS Nevada (BB-36)

Battleship

USS Nevada (BB-36)

Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The USS Nevada was lead ship of her two-strong class and was present during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1916
SHIP CLASS: Nevada-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (2): USS Nevada (BB-36); USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Nevada (BB-36) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2,000
LENGTH: 583 feet (177.70 meters)
BEAM: 95 feet (28.96 meters)
DRAUGHT: 28.5 feet (8.69 meters)
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 knots (24 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 7,995 nautical miles (9,200 miles; 14,806 kilometers)
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




MEDIA