Virginia Class Battleships - BB13, USS Virginia, BB14, USS Nebraska, BB15, USS Georgia, BB16, USS New Jersey, and BB17, USS Rhode Island. The first three Battleships were ordered under the naval act of 1899 and USS New Jersey and USS Rhode island were ordered under the naval act of 1900.
Displacement: 14,948 tons, and 16,098 tons full load. Speed: 19 Knots, Crew 812. Armament: Four 12 inch Guns (2 x 2 ) Eight 8 inch Guns, twelve 6 inch guns Twelve 3 inch guns , Twelve 3 pounder, and Four 21 inch Torpedo Tubes all submerged. USS New jersey and USS Rhode Island also had two 1 pounder guns.
Each ship in this class now has its own page - Click the links below for each ship's page.
|BB13 USS Virginia||5th April 1904||Used as a target and sunk in 1923.|
|BB14 USS Nebraska||7th April 1904||Sold for scrap in 1923.|
|BB15 USS Georgia||11th October 1904||Sold for scrap in 1923.|
|BB16 USS New Jersey||10th November 1904||Saw service off Cuba in 1907 and landed marines at Vera Cruz during in 1914. Used as a target and sunk in 1923.|
|BB17 USS Rhode Island||17th May 1904||Sold for scrap in 1923.|