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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.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 11/14/2016 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1914
Ship Class [ New York-class ]
Ships-in-Class [ 2 ] Ship Names: USS New York (BB-34); USS Texas (BB-35)
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
573 ft (174.65 m)
Width / Beam:
95.3 ft (29.05 m)
Height / Draught:
28.6 ft (8.72 m)
Displacement (Surface):
27,000 tons
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 kts (23 mph)
Range:
7,060 nm (8,125 miles; 13,076 km)
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
None.

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