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Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920

Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920
Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920
Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920

Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920
USS New York BB-34. State of New York. 3 × battle star. 27,000 long tons. 28,367 long tons (28,822 t) full load. 565 ft (172.2 m) waterline. 95 ft 2.5 in (29 m). 28 ft 6 in (8.7 m) (mean). 29 ft 7 in (9 m) (max). 14 × Babcock & Wilcox boilers. 2 × triple-expansion steam engines. At 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph). 1,042 officers and men. 5 × twin 14 in (356 mm) guns. 21 × single 5 in (127 mm) guns. 4 × single 3-pounder 47 mm (1.85 in). 2 × single 1-pounder 37 mm (1.46 in). 4 × 21 in (533 mm). Upper casemate: 6.5 in (165 mm). Turret top: 4 in (102 mm). Turret side: 2 in (51 mm). 12 in, 4 in (top). 27,000 long tons (27,433 t) (standard). 32,000 long tons (32,514 t) (full load). 31 ft 6 in (9.60 m) (max). 6 × Bureau Express water-tube boilers. 5 × twin 14 in guns. 16 × single 5 in guns. 8 × single 3 in (76 mm). General characteristics (1942 refit). 6 × single 5 in guns. 10 × single 3 in AA guns. 6 × quadruple 40 mm (1.6 in) Bofors AA guns. 42 × single 20 mm (0.8 in) Oerlikon. USS New York (BB-34) was a United States Navy. Named for New York State. Entering service in 1914, she was part of the U. Navy force which was sent to reinforce the British Grand Fleet. In the North Sea. Near the end of World War I. During that time, she was involved in at least two incidents with German U-boats. She entered the Neutrality Patrol. At the beginning of World War II. In the early phase of the war. She saw her first combat against coastal artillery during Operation Torch. Late in the war, she moved to the Pacific. And provided naval gunfire support for the invasion of Iwo Jima. And later the invasion of Okinawa. Returning to Pearl Harbor. For repairs until the end of the war, she was classified obsolete and was chosen to take part in the Operation Crossroads. She survived both explosions, and the effects of radiation. She was eventually sunk as a target in 1948. She received three battle stars. SIZE IS 12 X 20 AND IN FRAME 14 X 22 INCHES. ORIGINAL 1920 FRAME IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Photographs”. The seller is “booksbyecm” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
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  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Year: 1920

Vintage Framed Color Photograph Of The U. S. S. New York Battleship, Circa 1920