U.S.S. New York (1912)

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U.S.S. New York (1912)
Hull Number: BB-34
Pendant Number: 96 (Apr 18)[1]
Builder: New York Navy Yard
Laid down: 11 Sep, 1911
Launched: 30 Oct, 1912
Commissioned: 29 Aug, 1946
Expended: 8 Jul, 1948
Fate: as target
U.S.S. New York was one of two New York class dreadnoughts completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

New York was commissioned on 15 April, 1914, with Captain Thomas S. Rodgers in command.

In December, 1917, she was one of four American battleships to join the Grand Fleet, under the command of Captain Charles F. Hughes.[2]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 326.
  2. Grand Fleet Secret packs, Volume LXXXIV. The National Archives. ADM 137/1964. f. 411.
  3. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  4. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  5. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  6. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  7. Register of Officers, 1917. pp. 12-13.
  8. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 14-15.
  9. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 12-13.
  10. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 12-13.
  11. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  12. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  13. Register of Officers, 1928. pp. 12-13.
  14. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 14, 15.

Bibliography


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