South Dakota class battleships (USN, BB-49)

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specifications

Displacement: 43,200t normal
Dimensions: 201.2m wl, 208.5m oa x 32.3m x 10.1m
Machinery: 4-shaft turbo-electric drive, 12 boilers, 50,000shp = 23kts. Range 8000nm at 10kts
Armour: Belt 13.5in-8in (343mm-203mm), deck 3.5in (89mm), turret faces 18in (457mm) and 16in (506mm) sides 10in-9in (254mm-229mm), top 5in (127mm), rear 9in, barbettes 13in (330mm), CT 16in, top 8in
Armament: 12-16in (406mm)/50cal (4x3), 16-6in (152mm)/53cal, 4-3in (76mm), 2-21in (533mm) TT sub (beam)
Complement: 1191

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
BB-49 South Dakota New York NYd 1920.03.15 1922.02.08 Cancelled
BB-50 Indiana New York NYd 1920.11.01 1922.02.08 Cancelled
BB-51 Montana Mare Island NYd 1920.09.01 1922.02.08 Cancelled
BB-52 North Carolina Norfolk NYd 1920.01.12 1922.02.08 Cancelled
BB-53 Iowa Newport News 1920.05.17 1922.02.08 Cancelled
BB-54 Massachusetts Fore River 1921.04.04 1922.02.08 Cancelled