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North Dakota

U.S. Navy

Image of North Dakota (U.S. Navy)

Length: 518.8 ft.
Breadth: 85.3 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 26.9 ft
Tonnage: 20,000
Speed: 21 knots

Fore River Shipbuilding Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts

Launched: November 10, 1908
Maiden Voyage: April 11, 1910 (Commissioned)
Disposition: March 16, 1931 - Sold for Scrap.

Port of Registry:
Flag of Registry: U.S.
Funnel color: Gray
Company flag: U. S. Flag
Signal Letters:
Wireless call letters: N M O
Details: Delaware-class battleship; complement: 933 officers and men.


Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

Tests were run on the United States battleships Delaware and North Dakota to determine their time to react to a full astern command while the vessels were going forward at 21 knots.


December 16, 1907

Laid down at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts.

November 10, 1908


April 11, 1910


November 22, 1923


January 7, 1931

Struck from Navy rolls.

March 16, 1931

Sold for scrap.


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