USS South Dakota (BB57)

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

BB57 USS South Dakota, 23rd February 1943

Order Code BB57

One copy only of original 1940's printed photo plate, 10" x 8" available, price ?15.  Please note image shown has been cropped for website purpose and more sky and sea and text is shown on the photo plate.   Please add post of  ?3 post for UK ?10 overseas, recorded airmail order photograph here

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.