USS Massachusetts (BB59)

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American battleship histories. American naval battleship USS Massachusetts. Battleship website dedicated to the history of USS Massachusetts from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for naval historians & families of ex-crew of USS Massachusetts.

Displacement: 37,970    Speed: 27.5 knots   Compliment: 1793

Armament: Nine 16-inch guns in threes, twenty 5-inch guns in pairs, sixteen 1.1-inch guns in threes and 12 0.5-inch guns.  Three aircraft.