USS North Dakota

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American battleship histories. American naval battleship USS North Dakota. Battleship website dedicated to the history of USS North Dakota from launch to participation in major wars also notice board for naval historians and descendents of crew of USS North Dakota.

USS NORTH DAKOTA (BB29)

Built by Fore River and launched on the 10th of November 1909 and commissioned into the US navy on the 11th April 1910. On her sea trials she had great problems with her engines  and the Curtis Turbines were completely overhauled after only three years service. But this did not improve matters. USS North Dakota was put into the reserve fleet on the 1st of July 1915. In 1916 Parson Turbines were fitted and she returned to service on the 27th February 1917. Saw little service during the rest of the great war. the ship was decommissioned in November 1923 and was used as a target ship until finally scrapped in 1931.

USS North Dakota

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB109

USS North Dakota

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB110

USS North Dakota

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB111

USS North dakota