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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


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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)