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USS Iowa (BB-4)

Battleship

USS Iowa (BB-4)

Battleship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



USS Iowa BB-4 became the first commissioned ocean-going battleship for the United States Navy.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1897
SHIP CLASS: Iowa-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (1): USS Iowa (BB-4)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Iowa (BB-4) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 683
LENGTH: 362.5 feet (110.49 meters)
BEAM: 72.2 feet (22.01 meters)
DRAUGHT: 28 feet (8.53 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 11,530 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x Vertical triple expansion reciprocating engines developing 11,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 17 knots (20 miles-per-hour)
ARMAMENT



4 x 12" (300mm) /35 caliber main guns
8 x 8" (200mm) /35 caliber guns
6 x 4" (100mm) /40 caliber guns
20 x 6-pounder guns
4 x 1-pounder guns
4 x 6-pounder guns (salute guns)
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA