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BB-55 North Carolina Class

Specifications
Displacement, Design 35,000 tons
Displacement, standard36,600 tons
Displacement, full load 44,800 tons
Length Overall Length: 728 ft 9 inches
Waterline Length: 660 ft inches
Beam Waterline Beam: 108 ft 4 inches
Draft Hull Draft: 26 ft 8 inches
Design Speed 27.0-28 knots
Power Plant4 sets, General Electric Turbines, 8 Babcock & Wilcox Boilers
Fuel Oil Capacity 7,167 tons
Armament 9 - 16-inch/45 caliber Mark 6 guns [Main Battery]
20 - 5-inch/38 caliber Mark 12 guns [Secondary Battery]
Refitted with various combinations of 40 mm and 20 mm antiaircraft guns replacing smaller caliber secondary guns
8 - 3in guns [Secondary Battery]
16 - 1.1" machine guns [Secondary Battery]
12 - .50-cal machine guns [Secondary Battery]
2 - 21 in torpedo tubes (above water)
Compliment2,300 wartime
officers
enlisted
1,880 total
Builders New York Naval yard, Brooklyn NY.



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