U.S.S. Utah (1909)

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U.S.S. Utah (1909)
Hull Number: BB-31
Builder: New York Shipbuilding
Laid down: 15 Mar, 1909
Launched: 23 Dec, 1909
Commissioned: 31 Aug, 1911
Stricken: 13 Nov, 1944
Sunk: 7 Dec, 1941

U.S.S. Utah (Battleship No. 31, later BB-31) was a Florida class battleship which served in the First World War. She was sunk in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941.

USS Utah
Notice the contemporary American practice of mounting rangefinders unprotected atop turrets.

Service

Utah was laid down at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation on 15 March 1909. She was launched on 23 December 1909, and commissioned into the U.S. Navy on 31 August 1911.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. DANFS.
  2. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 10.
  3. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 10.
  4. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 10.
  5. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  6. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  7. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  8. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 10.
  9. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 14-15.
  10. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 12-13.
  11. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 12-13.
  12. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  13. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 14-15.
  14. Register of Officers, 1928. pp. 12-13.
  15. Register of Officers, 1930. pp. 14, 15.

Bibliography


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