Allied Warships

USS New York (BB34)

Battleship of the New York class

USS New York late 1944.

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

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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1Robert Melville Griffin, USN 193830 May 1940
2Capt. Daniel Edward Barbey, USN30 May 1940 1941
3Capt. James Grady Ware, USN 1941 1942
4Capt. Scott Umsted, USN 19423 Jun 1943
5Capt. Kemp Catlett Christian, USN3 Jun 19433 Jul 1945
6T/Capt. Grayson Birch Carter, USN3 Jul 1945

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