Allied Warships

USS New York (BB34)

Battleship of the New York class


USS New York late 1944.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeBattleship
ClassNew York 
PennantBB34 
Built byBrooklyn Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down11 Sep 1911 
Launched30 Oct 1912 
Commissioned15 Apr 1914 
End service29 Jul 1946 
History

Used as a target during Operation Crossroads atom bomb tests in June/July 1946 but survived.
Decommissioned 29 July 1946.
Sunk as a target off Hawaii on 8 July 1948.
Stricken 13 July 1948.

 

Commands listed for USS New York (BB34)

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CommanderFromTo
1Robert M. Griffin, USN 1938 1940
2Daniel E. Barbey, USN 1940 1941
3James G. Ware, USN 1941 1942
4Scott Umsted, USN 19423 Jun 1943
5Capt. Kemp Catlett Christian, USN3 Jun 19433 Jul 1945
6Grayson B. Carter, USN3 Jul 1945

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