USS Arkansas (BB 33)
Battleship of the Wyoming class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 Jan 1910|
|Launched||14 Jan 1911|
|Commissioned||17 Sep 1912|
|End service||29 Jul 1946|
On 25 July 1946, the venerable battleship was sunk in Test "Baker" at Bikini. Decommissioned on 29 July 1946, Arkansas was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 15 August 1946.
Commands listed for USS Arkansas (BB 33)
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|1||Capt. William Hubbel Pashley, USN||1938||1940|
|2||John Leslie Hall, Jr., USN||3 Jun 1940||1941|
|3||Capt. Carleton Fanton Bryant, USN||1941||5 May 1943|
|4||Capt. Frederick Gore Richards, USN||5 May 1943||Sep 1944|
|5||T/Capt. George McFadden O'Rear, USN||Sep 1944||17 Aug 1945|
|6||T/Capt. Wade de Weese, USN||17 Aug 1945|
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