BB19 USS Louisiana

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Photographs and history of the Connecticut Class Battleship of the United States Navy, BB19 USS Louisiana, from its launch in 1904 until its scrapping in 1923.

USS Louisiana was built by Newport News, and laid down 7th February 1903, launched 27th August 1904 and completed 2nd June 1906.

Displacement: 16,000 tons,  and 17,666 tons full load.  Speed: 18 knots.  Crew  initially 827,  rising to 881 to 895.  armament: Four 12 inch guns (2 x 2 ) Eight 8 inch guns, twelve 7 inch guns,  twenty 3 inch guns, Twelve 3 pounder,  and two 1 pounder  .  Plus Four 21 inch Torpedo Tubes

BB19   USS Louisiana 27th August 1904 Landed marines at Vera Cruz during in 1914. Sold for scrap in 1923.

USS Louisiana Flagship in 1913 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB069

USS Louisiana

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB070

USS Louisiana

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB072

USS Louisiana

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB073

USS Louisiana

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB071

USS Louisiana

USS Louisiana. Sent in by John Faulkner

USS Louisiana (BB19). Sent in by John Faulkner

USS Louisiana

Cleaning an 8in Gun on USS Louisiana, 1909.

Crew of USS Louisiana, 1909.

'Gimme Gang' of USS Louisiana, 1909.