USS Indiana (BB-1)

USS Indiana (BB-1)

9. 6. 2022 0 By toner

USS Indiana (BB-1)

USS Indiana (BB-1) is the first battleship to appear in service with the United States Navy. It was launched in 1893 and put into active service on 20 November 1895. The ship could sail at a maximum speed of up to 28 kilometers per hour.

The complete crew of this ship consisted of a total of 472 sailors, of which 32 officers.

technical parameters USS Indiana (BB-1)

 

name Indiana
laid down 7. May 1891
launched 28. February 1893
commissioned 20. November 1895
decommissioned 24. December 1903
recommissioned 9. January 1906
decommissioned 23. May 1914
recommissioned 24. May 1917
decommissioned 31. January 1919
ordered 30. June 1890
yard number 270
builder William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia
renamed Coast Battleship Number 1 on 29. March 1919
length 358 ft (109 m) (waterline)
displacement 10,288 long tons (10,453 t) (standard)
draft 27 ft (8.2 m)
beam 69 ft 3 in (21.11 m) (wl)
speed 15 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)
propulsion 2 sets vertical inverted triple expansion reciprocating steam engines
installed power 4 × double ended Scotch boilers
complement 32 officers, 441 men
range 4,900 nmi (9,100 km; 5,600 mi)[
armor Harveyized steel

  • Belt: 18–8.5 in (460–220 mm)
  • Turrets (main): 15 in (380 mm)
  • Hull: 5 in (130 mm)
  • Conventional nickel-steel
  • Conning tower: 10 in (250 mm)
  • Turrets (secondary): 6 in (150 mm)
  • Deck: 3 in (76 mm)
armament
  • 2 × twin 13 in (330 mm)/35 caliber guns
  • 4 × twin 8 in (203 mm)/35 cal guns
  • 4 × 6 in (152 mm)/40 cal guns removed 1908
  • 12 × 3 in (76 mm)/50 cal guns added 1910
  • 20 × 6-pounder 57 mm (2.2 in) guns
  • 6 × 1-pounder 37 mm (1.5 in) guns
  • 4 × 18 inch (450 mm) torpedo tubes[

 

USS Indiana (BB-1)

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