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BB-40 New Mexico Class

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Builder Laid Down Launch Comm Status
BB 40 NEW MEXICO New York NSY,
Brooklyn, NY
10/14/1915 4/13/1917 5/20/1918 Sold for scrap, October 1947. Earned six battle stars during World War Two.
BB 41 MISSISSIPPI Newport News
Shipbuilding,
Newport News, VA
4/5/1915 1/25/1917 12/18/1917 Served as guided missile test ship firing first Terrier missile Jan 1953 off of Cape Cod. Sold for scrap, Nov 1956; towed away 7 Dec 1956, scrapped at Baltimore.
BB 42 IDAHO New York
Ship Building,
Camden NJ
1/20/1915 6/30/1917 3/24/1919 Sold for scrap, Nov 1947. Scrapped at Newark starting Dec 1947.



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