Allied Warships


Tennessee class

2 ships

The battleship USS California (BB 44) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement32300 BRT 
Length624 feet 
Complement1407 men 
Armament12 14"/50 guns (4x3).
12 5"/51 guns (12x1).
4 3"/50 AA guns (4x1).
3 aircraft, 2 catapults. 
Max speed21 knots
EnginesTurbo electric, 4 shafts 
Power26800 shp 
Notes on classThese ships were in many ways similar to the Maryland class that followed this class (size, speed, engine power). 

All ships of the Tennessee class

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USS California (BB 44)
USS Tennessee (BB 43)

2 Battleships of the Tennessee class.

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