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bb-05_kearsarge

KEARSARGE (BB-5) Length Overall: 375'4" Extreme Beam: 72'3" Normal Displacement: Tons: 11,540 Mean Draft: 23'6" Designed Complement: Off.: 40 Enl.: 518 Armament: Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (14) 5"/40 Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. Torpedo Tubes: (4) 18" surface 1905-6 Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (14) 5"/40 Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. Torpedo Tubes: (1) 18" surface 1908 Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (14) 5"/40 Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. 1912 Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (18) 5"/40 Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. 1917 Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (8) 5"/40 Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. 1918-19 Main: (4) 13"/35 (4) 8"/35 (8) 5"/40 (2) 3"/50 AA Secondary: (20) 6 pdr. (8) 1 pdr. (4) .30 cal. 1920 None (disarmed) Armor (Harveyized): Belt: 16 1/2" Turrets: 17" Deck: 5" (aft) Conning Tower: 10" Designed Speed: 16 Designed Indicated Horsepower: 10,000 Engines: Manufacturer: NN Type: Vert. 3-Exp. Recip. No.: 2 Screws: 2 Boilers: Manufacturer: NN Type: FT No.: 5 Fuel (coal) : Tons : 1591 class. KEARSARGE The second KEARSARGE, named by act of Congress to commemorate the famed steam sloop-of-war, was launched 24 March 1898 by the Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.; sponsored by Mrs. Herbert Winslow, daughter-in-law of KEARSARGE's

bb-05_kearsarge
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