USS South Carolina

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

USS South Carolina. (BB26)

Built by Cramp, and launched on the 11th November 1908, and commissioned into the US navy on the 1st March 1910, USS South Carolina had poor sea qualities and in 1917 had eight of her secondary 3 - inch armaments removed, during World war one, she participated in the escorting of US troops convoys across the Atlantic, and was decommissioned in 1921, after the Washington treaty she was finally scrapped in 1924

Displacement 16,130 tons to 17,900 tons.  Speed: 18 knots, Range 6,950 knots at 10 knots. Compliment 869, rising during world war two to 1,100.  Armament. Eight 12 - inch Guns in pairs. and 22 3 inch guns

USS South Carolina 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB099

 

USS South Carolina BB26   c. 1911

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB100

USS South Carolina

USS South Carolina.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code  PUB101