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Intrepid class Dreadnought Battleship (1914-1915)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 31,650 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons steam turbines
Range: 11,000 nautical miles
Speed: 22.5 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 305mm
  • Main Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Casemates: 152mm
  • Barbettes: 305mm
  • Conning Tower: 305mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 12 in guns (6x2)
  • 12 x 152mm guns
  • 16 x 102mm guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
I always envisioned the R and M as the CSS Stonewall and CSS Longstreet mentioned in Breakthrough, loving your work.
 
US Navy Battleships (Part 2)

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Michigan class Dreadnought Battleship (1910)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 17,617 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x vertical turbine engines
Range: 6,950 nautical miles
Speed: 18.5 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 305mm
  • Main Deck: 64mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Barbettes: 254mm
  • Conning Tower: 305mm
Armament:
  • 8 x 12 in guns (4x2)
  • 22 x 76mm rapid fire guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Michigan (BB-26)William Cramp & Sons, PhiladelphiaDecember 18, 1906August 11, 1908March 1, 1910June 1919Sold for scrap, November 1921
USS West Virginia (BB-27)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyMay 26, 1906December 17, 1908January 4, 1910May 1919Sold for scrap, November 1921

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Congress class Dreadnought Battleship (1910)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 22,440 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Curtiss steam engines
Range: 6,560 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 280mm
  • Main Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Casemates: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 254mm
  • Conning Tower: 292mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 12 in guns (5x2)
  • 14 x 127mm guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Congress (BB-28)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsNovember 11, 1907February 6, 1909April 4, 1910Sunk by naval mines in the Gulf of Maine, December 21, 1915.
USS Montana (BB-29)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoDecember 16, 1907November 10, 1909April 11, 1910July 1918Sold for scrap, January 1922

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Bonhomme Richard class Dreadnought Battleship (1910-1911)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 23,033 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons steam turbines
Range: 5,576 nautical miles
Speed: 20.8 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 280mm
  • Main Deck: 38mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Casemates: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 254mm
  • Conning Tower: 292mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 12 in guns (5x2)
  • 16 x 127mm guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Bonhomme Richard (BB-30)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityMarch 9, 1908May 12, 1909September 15, 1910July 1930Sold for scrap, July 1930
USS Hancock (BB-31)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyMarch 15, 1908December 23, 1909January 2, 1911July 1930Sold for scrap, July 1930

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Wyoming class Dreadnought Battleship (1912)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 27,243 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons steam turbines
Range: 5,190 nautical miles
Speed: 20.5 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 280mm
  • Main Deck: 38mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Casemates: 165mm
  • Barbettes: 280mm
  • Conning Tower: 292mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 12 in guns (6x2)
  • 21 x 127mm guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Wyoming (BB-32)William Cramp & Sons, PhiladelphiaFebruary 9, 1910May 25, 1911September 25, 1912September 1947Gunnery Training Ship, July 6, 1931. Sold for scrap, August 1948.
USS Utah (BB-33)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyJanuary 5, 1910January 14, 1911September 17, 1912October 1934Depot ship, November 1934. Sunk as blockship near New York City, September 1941.

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New York class Dreadnought Battleship (1913)

Specifications (Following 1927 refit)
Weight: 31,924 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x vertical turbine engines
Range: 15,400 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought UO seaplanes, 1 catapult
Armor:
  • Belt: 305mm
  • Main Deck: 88mm
  • Turrets: 356mm
  • Barbettes: 305mm
  • Conning Tower: 305mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 14 in guns (5x2)
  • 16 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 76mm AA guns
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS New York (BB-34)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CitySeptember 11, 1911October 30, 1912April 15, 1913/January 2, 1940April 1939Sunk by Confederate Bombers at Nassau, August 15, 1941.
USS Delaware (BB-35)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoApril 17, 1911May 18, 1912March 12, 1913/July 9, 1941December 1938/April 12, 1946Sunk as a target near the Sandwich Islands, August 8, 1948

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Intrepid class Dreadnought Battleship (1914-1915)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 31,650 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons steam turbines
Range: 11,000 nautical miles
Speed: 22.5 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 305mm
  • Main Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 305mm
  • Casemates: 152mm
  • Barbettes: 305mm
  • Conning Tower: 305mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 12 in guns (6x2)
  • 12 x 152mm guns
  • 16 x 102mm guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Intrepid (BBF-1)
- ex Rivadavia
Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsMay 25, 1910August 26, 1911November 12, 1914May 1919Sold to Brazil as Rio De Janeiro, May 1919
USS Ranger (BBF-2)
- ex Moreno
New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyAugust 9, 1910September 23, 1911January 4, 1915May 1919Sold to Brazil as Brasil, May 1919
What class was the Dakota? Because she should have been one of the above, considering she fought during the entire First Great war, both in the Pacific, and the South Atlantic.
 
The books describe the USS Dakota as having a turret set up like the Nevada's 2x3 with 2x2 in super firing positions but with 12 inch guns so She would be none of the above. Sam details it during the Battle of the Three Navies.
 
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Nevada class Super Dreadnought (1914-1915)

Specifications (Following 1939 refit)
Weight: 31,706 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 15,700 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm (triple mounts) and 406mm (twin mounts)
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 14 in guns (2x2) and (2x3)
  • 12 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 4 x 76mm AA guns
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Nevada (BB-36)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsNovember 4, 1912January 9, 1914November 19, 1914/March 2, 1941August 12, 1948/June 6, 1937Sunk for target practice near the Sandwich Islands, July 31, 1948.
USS Dakota (BB-37)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoOctober 26, 1912December 31, 1913August 5, 1914/March 15, 1941August 16, 1948/August 1, 1937Preserved as a museum ship in Boston, Massachusetts, September 1948.
USS New Hampshire (BB-38)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyDecember 2, 1912March 23, 1914February 3, 1915July 1947Sold for scrap, April 1948

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Pennsylvania class Super Dreadnought (1916)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 35,929 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 19,900 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 14 in guns (4x3)
  • 12 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 4 x 76mm AA guns
  • 9 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Pennsylvania (BB-39)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsOctober 27, 1913May 16, 1915April 12, 1916January 1947Preserved as a museum ship, Philadelphia, November 1948.
USS Minnesota (BB-40)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityJanuary 16, 1914June 19, 1915July 17, 1916Sunk by Confederate Bombers at Nassau, August 15, 1941.

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New Mexico class Super Dreadnought (1917-1918)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,157 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 22,000 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SC early warning radar, Mk 3 and Mk 4 Fire Control Radar.
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 14 in guns (4x3)
  • 10 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (2x4)
  • 8 x 20mm AA guns
  • 4 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS New Mexico (BB-41)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityOctober 14, 1915April 23, 1917May 20, 1918December 1946Sold for scrap, January 1948
USS Idaho (BB-42)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 5, 1915January 25, 1917December 18, 1917July 1956Converted into testship (AG126) February 1946, Sold for scrap, May 1958.
USS Iowa (BB-43)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyJanuary 20, 1915June 30, 1917May 24, 1918Sunk by I-19 near Vancouver Island, October 1, 1942.

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Kansas class Super Dreadnought (1921)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 39,100 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x electric motors, 2x Westinghouse turbo-generators
Range: 21,100 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 320mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 8 x 16 in guns (4x2)
  • 10 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Kansas (BB-44)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 24, 1917March 20, 1920May 5, 1921February 1948Sold for scrap, May 1955
USS Nebraska (BB-45)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoMay 14, 1917Cancelled, October 1918.
USS Oregon (BB-46)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityOctober 25, 1916November 20, 1919June 3, 1920December 1947Sold for scrap, October 1952
USS Colorado (BB-47)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsJune 21, 1917Cancelled, October 1918.

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Washington class Super Dreadnought (NB)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 43,200 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x electric motors, 4x turbo-generators
Range: 8,000 nautical miles
Speed: 23 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 89mm
  • Splinter Deck: 38mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 343mm
  • Barbettes: 343mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 16 in guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 127mm guns
  • 4 x 127mm AA guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Expected Commission​
Cancellation​
USS Washington (BB-48)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityMay 15, 19201924May 8, 1921
USS Nebraska (BB-49)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityNovember 1, 19191924May 8, 1921
USS Massachusetts (BB-50)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 1, 19201925May 8, 1921
USS Colorado (BB-51)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 4, 19191924May 8, 1921
USS Indiana (BB-52)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsMay 17, 19201925May 8, 1921
 
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The books describe the USS Dakota as having a turret set up like the Nevada's 2x3 with 2x2 in super firing positions but with 12 inch guns so She would be none of the above. Sam details it during the Battle of the Three Navies.
Maybe, but the First Great War started before the date you have the Dakota being commissioned, and she was part of the fleet that took the Sandwich Islands at the start of the war.
 
Also, I think you have put the Oregon in the wrong class. Because in the last book, In At The Death, George Enos Jr. observes seeing a dozen 14inch guns when he reports aboard her.
 
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Montana class Super-Battleship (1940-1942)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 48,202 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 27.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: 2x Mk 3 and 4x Mk 4 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 310mm on 22mm plating
  • Main Deck: 146mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Splinter Deck: 19mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 287mm
  • Barbettes: 439mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 16 in guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 5 in DP guns (8x2)
  • 28 x 28mm AA guns (7x4)
  • 24 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Montana (BB-53)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsJuly 6, 1937June 7, 1939March 15, 1940August 2, 1948Sold for scrap, September, 1963
USS Massachusetts (BB-54)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.January 30, 1938February 16, 1940November 2, 1941September 3, 1948Preserved as a museum ship, Fall River, Massachusetts, August 1962.
USS Washington (BB-55)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsAugust 10, 1937July 2, 1939April 11, 1941August 14, 1948Preserved as a museum ship, Everett, Washington. July 1962.
USS Michigan (BB-56)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.November 20, 1939September 23, 1941May 12, 1942August 31, 1948Sold for scrap, April 1963.
USS Vermont (BB-57)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.February 1, 1940February 16, 1942August 16, 1942September 17, 1948Sold for scrap, May 1963.

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Maine class Fast Battleship (1943-1944)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 57,974 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x General Electric geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SK and 2x SC early warning radars, Mk 3, 2x Mk 4, and 4x Mk 4 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 307mm on 22mm plating
  • Main Deck: 178mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Splinter Deck: 25mm
  • Turrets: 495mm
  • Bulkheads: 287mm
  • Barbettes: 439mm
  • Conning Tower: 440mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 16 in guns (3x3)
  • 20 x 5 in DP guns (10x2)
  • 60 x 40mm AA guns (15x4)
  • 60 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Maine (BB-58)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityJune 27, 1940August 27, 1942January 22, 1943/
September 11, 1983
July 16, 1969/
October 26, 1990
Preserved as a museum ship in San Francisco, May 2012.
USS New Jersey (BB-59)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 16, 1940December 7, 1942May 23, 1943/
December 28, 1982
May 1, 1968/
February 8, 1991
Preserved as a museum ship at Camden, New Jersey. October 2001.
USS Missouri (BB-60)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJanuary 6, 1941February 22, 1944June 29, 1944/
May 10, 1986
June 10, 1959/
March 1, 1992
Scrapped in San Francisco, 1998-2002.
USS Wisconsin (BB-61)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.January 25, 1941December 7, 1943April 16, 1944/
October 22, 1985
April 9, 1959/
September 30, 1991
Preserved as a museum ship in Norfolk, Virginia, May 2007.
USS Illinois (BB-62)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityDecember 6, 1942Order cancelled, August 12, 1944
USS Indiana (BB-63)
- (BBG-1)
Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.December 6, 1942January 20, 1950Work suspended, February 17, 1947. Sold for scrap, September 1958

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Ohio class Super-Battleship (NB)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 70,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 28 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SK-2 and 2x SG early warning radars, Mk 27, 4x Mk 8, and 2x Mk 12 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 409mm
  • Main Deck: 183mm
  • Upper Deck: 57mm
  • Splinter Deck: 19mm
  • Turrets: 572mm
  • Bulkheads: 457mm
  • Barbettes: 541mm
  • Conning Tower: 457mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 16 in guns (4x3)
  • 20 x 5 in DP guns (10x2)
  • 28 x 40mm AA guns (8x4)
  • 20 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Ordered​
Cancellation​
USS Ohio (BB-64)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS West Virginia (BB-65)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.August 1941January 22, 1942
USS California (BB-66)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS Connecticut (BB-67)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS Nebraska (BB-68)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.August 1941January 22, 1942
 
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Nevada class Super Dreadnought (1914-1915)

Specifications (Following 1939 refit)
Weight: 31,706 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 15,700 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm (triple mounts) and 406mm (twin mounts)
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 14 in guns (2x2) and (2x3)
  • 12 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 4 x 76mm AA guns
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Nevada (BB-36)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsNovember 4, 1912January 9, 1914November 19, 1914August 12, 1948Sunk for target practice near the Sandwich Islands, July 31, 1948.
USS Dakota (BB-37)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoOctober 26, 1912December 31, 1913September 2, 1914August 16, 1948Preserved as a museum ship in Boston, Massachusetts, September 1948.
USS New Hampshire (BB-38)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyDecember 2, 1912March 23, 1914February 3, 1915July 1947Sold for scrap, April 1948

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Pennsylvania class Super Dreadnought (1916)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 35,929 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 19,900 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 14 in guns (4x3)
  • 12 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 4 x 76mm AA guns
  • 9 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Pennsylvania (BB-39)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsOctober 27, 1913May 16, 1915April 12, 1916January 1947Preserved as a museum ship, Philadelphia, November 1948.
USS Minnesota (BB-40)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityJanuary 16, 1914June 19, 1915July 17, 1916Sunk by Confederate Bombers at Nassau, August 15, 1941.

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New Mexico class Super Dreadnought (1917-1918)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 36,157 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 22,000 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SC early warning radar, Mk 3 and Mk 4 Fire Control Radar.
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 330mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 14 in guns (4x3)
  • 10 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 20mm AA guns
  • 4 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS New Mexico (BB-41)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityOctober 14, 1915April 23, 1917May 20, 1918December 1946Sold for scrap, January 1948
USS Idaho (BB-42)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 5, 1915January 25, 1917December 18, 1917July 1956Converted into testship (AG126) February 1946, Sold for scrap, May 1958.
USS Iowa (BB-43)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyJanuary 20, 1915June 30, 1917May 24, 1918Sunk by I-19 near Vancouver Island, October 1, 1942.

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Kansas class Super Dreadnought (1921)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 39,100 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x electric motors, 2x Westinghouse turbo-generators
Range: 21,100 nautical miles
Speed: 21 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 127mm
  • Splinter Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 330mm
  • Barbettes: 320mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 8 x 15 in guns (4x2)
  • 10 x 127mm guns
  • 8 x 127mm AA guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Kansas (BB-44)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 24, 1917March 20, 1920May 5, 1921February 1948Sold for scrap, May 1955
USS Nebraska (BB-45)Union Iron Works, San FranciscoMay 14, 1917Cancelled, October 1918.
USS Oregon (BB-46)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityOctober 25, 1916November 20, 1919June 3, 1920December 1947Sold for scrap, October 1952
USS Colorado (BB-47)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsJune 21, 1917Cancelled, October 1918.

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Washington class Super Dreadnought (NB)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 43,200 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x electric motors, 4x turbo-generators
Range: 8,000 nautical miles
Speed: 23 knots
Armor:
  • Belt: 343mm
  • Main Deck: 89mm
  • Splinter Deck: 38mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 343mm
  • Barbettes: 343mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 15 in guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 127mm guns
  • 4 x 127mm AA guns
  • 2 x 533mm underwater torpedo tubes
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Expected Commission​
Cancellation​
USS Washington (BB-48)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityMay 15, 19201924May 8, 1921
USS Nebraska (BB-49)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityNovember 1, 19191924May 8, 1921
USS Massachusetts (BB-50)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 1, 19201925May 8, 1921
USS Colorado (BB-51)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.April 4, 19191924May 8, 1921
USS Indiana (BB-52)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsMay 17, 19201925May 8, 1921

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Montana class Super-Battleship (1940-1942)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 48,202 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 27.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: 2x Mk 3 and 4x Mk 4 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 310mm on 22mm plating
  • Main Deck: 146mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Splinter Deck: 19mm
  • Turrets: 457mm
  • Bulkheads: 287mm
  • Barbettes: 439mm
  • Conning Tower: 406mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 16 in guns (4x3)
  • 16 x 5 in DP guns (8x2)
  • 28 x 28mm AA guns (7x4)
  • 24 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Montana (BB-53)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsJuly 6, 1937June 7, 1939March 15, 1940August 2, 1948Sold for scrap, September, 1963
USS Massachusetts (BB-54)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.January 30, 1938February 16, 1940November 2, 1941September 3, 1948Preserved as a museum ship, Fall River, Massachusetts, August 1962.
USS Washington (BB-55)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsAugust 10, 1937July 2, 1939April 11, 1941August 14, 1948Preserved as a museum ship, Everett, Washington. July 1962.
USS Michigan (BB-56)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.November 20, 1939September 23, 1941May 12, 1942August 31, 1948Sold for scrap, April 1963.
USS Vermont (BB-57)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.February 1, 1940February 16, 1942August 16, 1942September 17, 1948Sold for scrap, May 1963.

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Maine class Fast Battleship (1943-1944)

Specifications (As originally completed)
Weight: 57,974 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x General Electric geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SK and 2x SC early warning radars, Mk 3, 2x Mk 4, and 4x Mk 4 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 307mm on 22mm plating
  • Main Deck: 178mm
  • Upper Deck: 38mm
  • Splinter Deck: 25mm
  • Turrets: 495mm
  • Bulkheads: 287mm
  • Barbettes: 439mm
  • Conning Tower: 440mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 16 in guns (3x3)
  • 20 x 5 in DP guns (10x2)
  • 60 x 40mm AA guns (15x4)
  • 60 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Maine (BB-58)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityJune 27, 1940August 27, 1942January 22, 1943/
September 11, 1983
July 16, 1959/
October 26, 1990
Preserved as a museum ship in San Francisco, May 2012.
USS New Jersey (BB-59)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 16, 1940December 7, 1942May 23, 1943/
December 28, 1982
May 1, 1958/
February 8, 1991
Preserved as a museum ship at Camden, New Jersey. October 2001.
USS Missouri (BB-60)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJanuary 6, 1941February 22, 1944June 29, 1944/
May 10, 1986
June 10, 1959/
March 1, 1992
Scrapped in San Francisco, 1998-2002.
USS Wisconsin (BB-61)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.January 25, 1941December 7, 1943April 16, 1944/
October 22, 1985
April 9, 1959/
September 30, 1991
Preserved as a museum ship in Norfolk, Virginia, May 2007.
USS Illinois (BB-62)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityDecember 6, 1942Order cancelled, August 12, 1944
USS Indiana (BB-63)
- (BBG-1)
Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.December 6, 1942January 20, 1950Work suspended, February 17, 1947. Sold for scrap, September 1958

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Ohio class Super-Battleship (NB)

Specifications (As planned)
Weight: 70,500 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x geared steam turbines
Range: 15,000 nautical miles
Speed: 28 knots
Aviation Capacity: 3 seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SK-2 and 2x SG early warning radars, Mk 27, 4x Mk 8, and 2x Mk 12 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 409mm
  • Main Deck: 183mm
  • Upper Deck: 57mm
  • Splinter Deck: 19mm
  • Turrets: 572mm
  • Bulkheads: 457mm
  • Barbettes: 541mm
  • Conning Tower: 457mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 16 in guns (4x3)
  • 20 x 5 in DP guns (10x2)
  • 28 x 40mm AA guns (8x4)
  • 20 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Ordered​
Cancellation​
USS Ohio (BB-64)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS West Virginia (BB-65)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.August 1941January 22, 1942
USS California (BB-66)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS Connecticut (BB-67)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York CityAugust 1941January 22, 1942
USS Nebraska (BB-68)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.August 1941January 22, 1942

Beautiful ships but this seems way too many. 191 US is a much smaller and poorer country the OTL and while it spends far more per capita on defense almost all of that will go into the Army. Also unlike OTL 191 needs a more balanced fleet than OTL's battleship centric force. It's primary war time mission is trying to isolate the CSA which will require masses of cruisers and destroyers, further reducing the resources available for battleships.
Finally in the Second Great War the US is nearly cut in half and Pittsburgh is wrecked. Meanwhile the naval threat is just the CSA so all those wartime ships would have been suspended and are highly unlikely to be completed.
 
Beautiful ships but this seems way too many. 191 US is a much smaller and poorer country the OTL and while it spends far more per capita on defense almost all of that will go into the Army. Also unlike OTL 191 needs a more balanced fleet than OTL's battleship centric force. It's primary war time mission is trying to isolate the CSA which will require masses of cruisers and destroyers, further reducing the resources available for battleships.
Finally in the Second Great War the US is nearly cut in half and Pittsburgh is wrecked. Meanwhile the naval threat is just the CSA so all those wartime ships would have been suspended and are highly unlikely to be completed.
I dont know where people keep getting this 191 usa is still a continent spanning nation. Yeah the 1860 and 70s were not fun probably. But by the 1890s the Union should have been back on track with Otl usa
 
Beautiful ships but this seems way too many. 191 US is a much smaller and poorer country the OTL and while it spends far more per capita on defense almost all of that will go into the Army. Also unlike OTL 191 needs a more balanced fleet than OTL's battleship centric force. It's primary war time mission is trying to isolate the CSA which will require masses of cruisers and destroyers, further reducing the resources available for battleships.
Finally in the Second Great War the US is nearly cut in half and Pittsburgh is wrecked. Meanwhile the naval threat is just the CSA so all those wartime ships would have been suspended and are highly unlikely to be completed.
The US even without the South still has a population the size of Germany and is still on track to have a higher GDP per Capita than them. Note that Germany, in addition to one of the largest armies in the world, had the second largest Navy in 1914, so the US having something rather larger than OTL as a Navy, and a huge Army is by no means impossible, especially given that Germany arguably could have spent more per capita on its military, as France did, and with US politics more resembling Belle Epoque France than Wilhelmine Germany they could as well.

Notably if the US did spend as much or more on the Army as Germany did, then why the hell did it take until 1917 to beat down the CSA and Canada, who together would about equal France alone? Same with Great War II, if the US threw everything into the Army, why did it take so long to break the CSA again? The USN sucking up a lot of resources makes a lot of sense for explaining this. As such I would argue S. Marlowski has the pre Great War II USN being too small in general

That said the BB-58 class should probably have been suspended during the war and some of the BB-53's delayed
 
And on the question of Navies, the USA was as Mahanian with their Naval policy as the European powers: the plan for GW1 was for the US Atlantic Fleet to sail forth and link up with the German Navy to do open seas battle with the British, French and CSA. to this end the US constructed a considerable Battlefleet. and let us not forget, there's no Washington Naval treaty ITTL, so if anything post-1917 Naval construction would be even MORE ridiculous in terms of warship numbers and scale. the Socialists may have slashed the military budget, but there is still a budget.

And let us not forget the USA also has Japan to think about, before, during AND after the war. I would argue that TL191's Cold War analogue isn't between Germany and the USA, but the USA and Japan. while the CSA is the US's primary worry, they DO think in terms of overseas operations. if nothing else, they'll need ships to storm the CSA's Caribbean holdings.
 
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Lansing class Heavy Cruiser (1928-1929)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 11,512 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: CXAM-1 early warning radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 102mm
  • Deck: 45mm
  • Turrets: 64mm
  • Bulkheads: 64mm
  • Barbettes: 19mm
  • Conning Tower: 32mm
Armament:
  • 10 x 8 in guns (2x3) and (2x2)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (2x4)
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Lansing (CL-24, CA-24 - 1931)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City.October 1925April 25, 1928February 6, 1929Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 6, 1943.
USS Salt Lake City (CL-25, CA-25 - 1931)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyJune 1927January 23, 1928December 11, 1928October 9, 1948Scuttled near the Sandwich Islands, November 11, 1948.

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Northampton class Heavy Cruiser (1929-1930)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 11,420 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: CXAM-1 early warning radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 95mm
  • Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 64mm
  • Bulkheads: 64mm
  • Barbettes: 38mm
  • Conning Tower: 32mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 8 in guns (3x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 16 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Northampton (CL-26, CA-26 - 1931)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.April 12, 1927September 5, 1928May 1929Sunk during the Battle of Midway, December 8, 1941.
USS Chester (CL-27, CA-27 - 1931)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyMarch 6, 1927July 3, 1928June 1929December 9, 1944Sold for scrap, August 1947.
USS Albuquerque (CL-28, CA-28 - 1931)Puget Sound Naval Yard, Bremerton, Washington.July 4, 1927September 1, 1929March 1930August 1948Sunk during weapons tests near the Sandwich Islands, August 2, 1948.
USS Chicago (CL-29, CA-29 - 1931)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 10, 1927April 10, 1929March 1930Sunk during the Second Battle of Bermuda, April 11, 1943.
USS Buffalo (CL-30, CA-30 - 1931)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonMay 1, 1927September 7, 1928June 1929Sunk by Japanese warships near Johnston Atoll, August 11, 1933.
USS York (CL-31, CA-31 - 1931)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.July 2, 1927February 1, 1929January 1930May 2, 1945Sold for scrap, January 1947.

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Portland class Heavy Cruiser (1932-1933)

Specifications (Following 1942 refit)
Weight: 12,755 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SC early warning radar, Mk 3 and Mk 4 fire control radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 146mm
  • Deck: 64mm
  • Turrets: 64mm
  • Bulkheads: 32mm
  • Barbettes: 38mm
  • Conning Tower: 32mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 8 in guns (3x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 16 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 16 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Portland (CA-32)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.February 17, 1930May 21, 1932February 23, 1933June 9, 1946Sold for scrap, March 1956.
USS Boston (CA-33)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonMarch 31, 1930November 7, 1931November 15, 1932August 6, 1946Sold for scrap, March 1956.
USS Manchester (CA-34)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.March 2, 1930December 20, 1931September 2, 1932June 7, 1946Sold for scrap, August 1955.
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyApril 16, 1930June 22, 1932March 27, 1933Sunk by I-27, July 29, 1942.

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Pittsburgh class Heavy Cruiser (1934-1937)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 12,663 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.7 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SC early warning radar and Mk 3 fire control radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 127mm
  • Deck: 64mm
  • Turrets: 203mm
  • Bulkheads: 76mm
  • Barbettes: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 8 in guns (3x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 16 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Pittsburgh (CA-36)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City.March 14, 1931April 12, 1933April 18, 1934Sunk by CSS Robert E. Lee in the North Atlantic, December 12, 1941.
USS Astoria (CA-37)Puget Sound Naval Yard, Bremerton, Washington.September 1, 1930December 16, 1933June 1, 1934Sunk during the Battle of the Queen Charlotte Islands, September 14, 1942.
USS Minneapolis (CA-38)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJune 27, 1931September 6, 1933June 20, 1934February 5, 1947Sold for scrap, August 1957.
USS Detriot (CA-39)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseySeptember 3, 1931November 15, 1933August 17, 1934February 1946Sold for scrap, August 1957.
USS San Francisco (CA-40)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.September 9, 1931March 9, 1933April 23, 1934February 11, 1947Sold for scrap, September 1957.
USS Quincy (CA-41)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.November 15, 1933June 19, 1935June 9, 1936Sunk during the Battle of Midway, December 8, 1941.
USS Vincennes (CA-46)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.January 2, 1934May 21, 1936January 24, 1937Sunk by CSS Robert E. Lee in the North Atlantic, December 12, 1941.

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Madison class Heavy Cruiser (1939)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 13,015 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Parsons geared steam turbines
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 33 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: CXAS early warning radar and Mk 3 fire control radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 152mm on 16mm STS plating
  • Deck: 57mm
  • Turrets: 203mm
  • Bulkheads: 152mm
  • Barbettes: 178mm
  • Conning Tower: 152mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 8 in guns (3x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (2x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Decommissioned​
USS Madison (CA-47)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyOctober 28, 1935November 16, 1937February 16, 1939February 15, 1947Sold for scrap, February 1959.
USS Wichita (CA-48)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDecember 2, 1935January 11, 1938June 19, 1939March 1, 1947Sold for scrap, January 11, 1959.
 
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Brooklyn class Light Cruiser (1937-1938)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 12,243 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 8x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 127mm
  • Magazine Belts: 127mm aft and 51mm fore
  • Deck: 51mm
  • Turrets: 165mm
  • Bulkheads: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
Armament:
  • 15 x 6 in guns (5x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns
  • 2 x 76mm AA guns
  • 8 x 28mm AA guns (2x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Brooklyn (CL-42)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City.March 12, 1934November 30, 1935July 18, 1937July 18, 1946To Chile (O' Higgins), January 1951.
USS Philadelphia (CL-43)Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaMay 28, 1934November 17, 1935July 28, 1937May 1, 1946To Brazil (Barraso), January 1951.
USS Hartford (CL-44)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyMay 31, 1933May 8, 1936August 30, 1937September 17, 1945To Alaska (Diana/Диана), January 1951.
USS Topeka (CL-45)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyJanuary 24, 1934October 2, 1936November 25, 1937Sunk by I-58 near the Sandwich Islands, December 11, 1941.
USS Phoenix (CL-49)New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New JerseyApril 15, 1934March 12, 1937March 18, 1938Sunk by British Warships in the Denmark Strait, August 2, 1942.
USS Morgantown (CL-50)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonApril 1, 1934December 3, 1935February 1, 1938August 15, 1946To Chile (Captain Prat), January 1951.
USS Newark (CL-51)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City.September 10, 1934August 26, 1936September 7, 1938Sunk during the Battle of the Queen Charlotte Islands, September 13, 1942.

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St. Louis class Light Cruiser (1939)

Specifications (Following 1941 refit)
Weight: 13,327 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 8x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplanes, 2 catapults
Armor:
  • Belt: 127mm
  • Magazine Belts: 127mm aft and 51mm fore
  • Deck: 51mm
  • Main Turrets: 165mm
  • Secondary Turrets: 32mm
  • Bulkheads: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
Armament:
  • 15 x 6 in guns (5x3)
  • 8 x 127mm DP guns (4x2)
  • 16 x 28mm AA guns (4x4)
  • 8 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS St. Louis (CL-52)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonDecember 10. 1936April 15, 1938December 1939October 9, 1946To Alaska (General'nyy Dovator/Генеральный Доватор), January 1951.
USS Helena (CL-53)Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City.December 9, 1936August 28, 1938December 14, 1939January 9, 1947Sold for scrap, July 1961.

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Boise class Anti-Aircraft Cruiser (1941-1944)

Specifications (As originally built)
Weight: 8,100 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 4x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 8,500 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Sensors: QCJ Sonar
Armor:
  • Belt: 95mm
  • Magazines: 95mm
  • Deck: 32mm
  • Turrets: 32mm
  • Bulkheads: 95mm
  • Conning Tower: 63mm
Armament:
  • 16 x 127mm DP guns (8x2)
  • 12 x 28mm AA guns (3x4)
  • 8 x 533mm Torpedo Tubes (2x4)
  • 2 Depth Charge racks
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Boise (CL-54)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonApril 22, 1940September 6, 1941December 24, 1941Sunk during the Battle of the Queen Charlotte Islands, September 10, 1942.
USS Sacramento (CL-55)Todd Dry Dock & Construction Co, Tacoma, WashingtonMay 27, 1940October 25, 1941February 14, 1942Sunk during the Battle of the Queen Charlotte Islands, September 10, 1942.
USS San Diego (CL-56, CLAA-56 - 1949)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.March 27, 1940July 26, 1941January 10, 1942November 1, 1955Sold for scrap, December 1959.
USS Halifax (CL-57, CLAA-57 - 1949)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.May 15, 1940September 6, 1941February 28, 1942November 11, 1955Sold for scrap, May 1962.
USS Honolulu (CL-58, CLAA-58 - 1949)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.April 16, 1940September 21, 1941March 2, 1942July 1, 1956Sold for scrap, July 1961.
Oakland Subclass​
USS Oakland (CL-96, CLAA-96 - 1949)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California.July 13, 1941November 23, 1942July 17, 1943July 16, 1959Sold for scrap, July 1962
USS Reno (CL-97, CLAA-97 - 1949)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California.August 12, 1941December 23, 1942December 28, 1943May 2, 1957Sold for scrap, May 1960.
USS Flint (CL-98, CLAA-98 - 1949)Federal Shipyard, Kearny, New Jersey.October 23, 1942January 25, 1944August 31, 1944January 7, 1958Sunk for target practice, October 1966.
USS Tucson (CL-99, CLAA-99 - 1949)Federal Shipyard, Kearny, New Jersey.November 23, 1942March 9, 1944December 29, 1944December 6, 1958Sold for scrap, October 1963.
Scranton subclass (1945-1946): USS Scranton (CLAA-105), USS Sacramento (CLAA-106), and USS Spokane (CLAA-107).

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Cleveland class Light Cruiser (1942-1945)

Specifications (As originally built)
Weight: 13,897 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x General Electric geared steam turbines, 4x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 32.5 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SC and SG early warning radars, Mk 8 and 2x Mk 12 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 127mm
  • Deck: 51mm
  • Main Turrets: 165mm
  • Secondary Turrets: 32mm
  • Bulkheads: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 152mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
Armament:
  • 12 x 6 in guns (4x3)
  • 12 x 127mm DP guns (6x2)
  • 8 x 40mm AA guns (4x2)
  • 13 x 20mm AA guns
Ships in class:
  • Ordered: 30
  • Built during the war as planned: 12 (Cleveland (CL-59), Duluth (CL-60), Montpelier (CL-61), Denver (CL-62), Santa Fe (CL-64), Bangor (CL-66), Harrisburg - ex Annapolis CL-67), Fort Wayne - ex Troy (CL-76), Topeka - ex Joplin (CL-77), Evansville (CL-78), and Ann Arbor (CL-79))
  • Completed after the war: 4 (Portsmouth (CL-87), Newark (CL-89), Fargo (CL-90), and Rockford (CL-91))
  • Converted to Light Aircraft Carriers: 9 (Amsterdam (CL-63), Green Bay (CL-65), Akron (CL-80), Dayton (CL-81), Wilkes-Barre (CL-82), Springfield (CL-83), Rockford (CL-84), Kalamazoo (CL-85), and Cincinnati (CL-86))
  • Cancelled: 5 (Huntington (CL-88), Amsterdam (CL-92), Wilkes-Barre (CL-93), Pittsfield (CL-94), and Yonkers (CL-95))
  • Lost: USS Cleveland sunk by CSS Robert E Lee in N. Atlantic, October 15, 1942.
  • In service: 1942-1979.
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Baltimore class Heavy Cruisers (1943-1946)

Specifications (As originally built)
Weight: 17,031 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 4x General Electric geared steam turbines, 4x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 10,000 nautical miles
Speed: 33 knots
Aviation Capacity: 4 Curtiss OS2U Kingfisher seaplanes, 2 catapults
Sensors: SK and SG-1 early warning radars, Mk 8 and 2x Mk 12 Fire Control Radar
Armor:
  • Belt: 152mm
  • Deck: 64mm
  • Main Turrets: 203mm
  • Secondary Turrets: 32mm
  • Bulkheads: 127mm
  • Barbettes: 160mm
  • Conning Tower: 127mm
Armament:
  • 9 x 8 in guns (3x3)
  • 12 x 127mm DP guns (6x2)
  • 48 x 40mm AA guns (12x4)
  • 24 x 20mm AA guns
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Baltimore (CA-68)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.May 26, 1941August 18, 1942February 29, 1943December 7, 1968Sold for scrap, October 1971.
USS Fall River (CA-69, CAG-69 - 1952)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.June 30, 1941August 25, 1942June 30, 1943July 16, 1967Sold for scrap, March 1975.
USS Buffalo (CA-70, CAG-70 - 1952)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.September 3, 1941April 19, 1943October 14, 1943July 19, 1968Sold for scrap, September 1978.
USS Northampton (CA-71)
- ex Pittsburgh - ex St. Paul
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.October 9, 1941June 23, 1943December 15, 1943December 14, 1967Preserved as a museum ship in Quincy, Massachusetts, 1969.
USS Quincy (CA-72, CG-1 - 1958)
- ex Albany
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.October 2, 1942October 16, 1943June 29, 1944January 7, 1983Sold for scrap, 1989.
USS Rochester (CA-73)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.November 11, 1942November 9, 1943August 16, 1944December 1, 1966Sold for scrap, October 1972.
USS Vincennes (CA-74)
- ex Bremerton
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.November 27, 1942December 12, 1943September 2, 1944April 9, 1968Sold for scrap, March 1974.
USS Bremerton (CA-75, CG-2 - 1958)Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts.December 17, 1942January 1, 1944December 4, 1944June 4, 1985Sold for scrap, May 1992.
Saginaw subclass (1945-1946): Saginaw (CA-100), Lansing (CA-101), Albany (CA-102), Bridgeport (CA-102), Chicago (CA-103), and New Haven (CA-104).
 
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Re: the antiaircraft cruisers: I'm surprised you don't have replacement Boise and Sacramento, along with Spokane and Fresno (IRL, the last two of the class built)
 
USN Destroyers of SGW Part 1, (First Great War era).

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Sampson class Destroyer (1913-1914)

Specifications (Following 1930s refit)
Weight: 1,225 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Curtis steam turbines, 1 steam turbine for cruising, 4x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 4,300 nautical miles
Speed: 29.5 knots
Armament:
  • 4 x 102mm guns
  • 2 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
  • 12 x 533mm torpedo tubes (4x3)
  • 1 Depth Charge Rack + 15 Depth Charges
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Sampson (DD-65)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsApril 1912March 4, 1913June 1913Sunk naval mines in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, May 1915.
USS Lamson (DD-66)Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MassachusettsApril 1912April 3, 1913June 1913September 1944Training ship, June 1941. Sold for scrap, November 1944.
USS Allen (DD-67)Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.May 1912August 15, 1913October 1913July 1934Coast Guard cutter, March 1926. Sold for scrap, August 1934.
USS Shaw (DD-68)William Cramp & Sons, PhiladelphiaFebruary 1912May 18, 1913November 1913July 1934Coast Guard cutter, March 1926. Sold for scrap, August 1934.
USS Rowan (DD-69)Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.May 1912December 5, 1913January 1914January 1936Sold for scrap, March 1936.
USS Davis (DD-70)William Cramp & Sons, PhiladelphiaMarch 1912June 7, 1913November 1913January 1936Sold for scrap, March 1936.
USS Crawford (DD-71)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.February 1913December 9, 1913April 1914January 1936Sold for scrap, March 1936.
USS Wilkes (DD-72)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.February 1913December 15, 1913May 1914July 1934Coast Guard cutter, March 1926. Sold for scrap, August 1934.

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Caldwell class Destroyers (1914-1916)

Specifications (Following 1930s refit)
Weight: 1,187 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x Curtis steam turbines, 4x Babcock & Wilcox boilers
Range: 2,500 nautical miles
Speed: 30 knots
Armament:
  • 4 x 102mm guns
  • 1 x 76mm AA gun
  • 2 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
  • 12 x 533mm torpedo tubes (4x3)
  • 2 Depth Charge Rack + 15 Depth Charges
Ships in class:
  • Ships built: 12
  • Lost: 3 during FGW, 2 during SGW.
  • Decommissioned during Interwar Years: 3 ships
  • Foreign users: Quebec (1, 1938-1947, ex Gwin (DD-76))
  • In service: 1914-1944
  • Converted to other uses: 4 as Fast Transports (APD)

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Wickes class Destroyer (1915-1918)

Specifications (Following 1930s refit)
Weight: 1,247 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x geared steam turbines, 4x boilers
Range: 3,800 nautical miles
Speed: 35 knots
Armament:
  • 4 x 102mm guns
  • 1 x 76mm AA gun
  • 2 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
  • 12 x 533mm torpedo tubes (4x3)
  • 2 Depth Charge Rack and 1 Depth Charge Thrower, + 15 Depth Charges
Ships in class:
  • Ships built: 110
  • Lost: 2 during FGW, 8 during SGW, 4 during Pacific War, and 4 Peacetime.
  • Decommissioned during Interwar Years: 65 ships
  • Foreign users: Quebec (2, 1938-1947), Persia (3, 1934-1950), and Chile (6 1922-1953)
  • In service: 1914-1945
  • Converted to other uses: 12 as Fast Transports (APD)

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Clemson class Destroyer (1916-1921)

Specifications (Following 1940 refit)
Weight: 1,308 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x geared steam turbines, 4x boilers
Range: 3,800 nautical miles
Speed: 35 knots
Sensors: QCL Sonar
Armament:
  • 4 x 102mm guns
  • 1 x 76mm AA gun
  • 2 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
  • 12 x 533mm torpedo tubes (4x3)
  • 2 Depth Charge Rack and 1 Depth Charge Thrower, + 15 Depth Charges
Ships in class:
  • Planned: 160
  • Ships built: 146
  • Cancelled: 14
  • Lost: 19 during SGW and 2 during Pacific War
  • Decommissioned during Interwar Years: 65 ships
  • Foreign users: Quebec (2, 1938-1947), CSA (1, 1942-1944, ex-Reuben James (DD-245))
  • In service: 1914-1945
  • Converted to other uses: 15 as Fast Transports (APD), 12 as Seaplane Tenders (AVT), 10 as Minelayers (DM), and 15 Minesweepers (DMS).

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Patterson class Flotilla Leader (1918-1920)

Specifications (Following 1940 refit)
Weight: 1,382 long tons fully loaded
Propulsion: 2x geared steam turbines, 4x boilers
Range: 4,100 nautical miles
Speed: 35 knots
Sensors: QCL Sonar
Armament:
  • 5 x 102mm guns
  • 1 x 76mm AA gun
  • 2 x 12.7mm AA machine-guns
  • 9 x 533mm torpedo tubes (3x3)
  • 2 Depth Charge Rack and 1 Depth Charge Thrower, + 15 Depth Charges
Ship​
Builder​
Laid Down​
Launched​
Commissioned​
Decommissioned​
Fate​
USS Patterson (DL-1)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.June 1917October 7, 1917December 1918Sunk by HMS Swiftsure off Greenland, October 2, 1942.
USS Quayle (DL-2)Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.August 1917December 11, 1917March 1919October 1944Sold for scrap, December 1944.
USS McSweeney (DL-3)Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.July 1917November 30, 1917February 1919Sunk by Japanese Submarine I-4 off Oregon, April 2, 1933.
USS S. P. Lee (DL-4)Mare Island Naval Yard, Vajello, California.June 1917October 16, 1917February 1920Sunk by Coastal Batteries near Castaway Cay, July 24, 1943.
USS Richard N. Pullman (DL-5)William Cramp & Sons, PhiladelphiaAugust 1917December 1, 1917April 1919October 1944Sold for scrap, January 1945.
DL-6 to DL-12Cancelled, October 1918.
 

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