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USS New York (BB-34)

Battleship

USS New York (BB-34)

Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



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.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1914
SHIP CLASS: New York-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (2): USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS New York (BB-34) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1,042
LENGTH: 573 feet (174.65 meters)
BEAM: 95.3 feet (29.05 meters)
DRAUGHT: 28.6 feet (8.72 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 27,000 tons
PROPULSION: 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.
SPEED (SURFACE): 20 knots (23 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 7,060 nautical miles (8,125 miles; 13,076 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



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
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA