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6 edition of USS MASSACHUSETTS (BB 59) found in the catalog.

USS MASSACHUSETTS (BB 59)

NORMAN: LOTT, ARNOLD S.: SUMRALL, ROBERT F. FRIEDMAN

USS MASSACHUSETTS (BB 59)

by NORMAN: LOTT, ARNOLD S.: SUMRALL, ROBERT F. FRIEDMAN

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Published by LEEWARD PUBLICATIONS INC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8334637M
ISBN 10091526823X
ISBN 109780915268238
OCLC/WorldCa211965781

  USS Massachusetts was ordered on December 15th, and her construction led by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation at the Fore River Shipyard or Quincy, Massachusetts. Her keel was laid down on July 20th, and she was launched on September 23rd,   Neil Baird. Co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Baird Maritime and Work Boat World magazine, Neil has travelled the length and breadth of this planet in over 40 years in the business. He knows the global work boat industry better than anyone.

Trumpeter USS Massachusetts BB59 Battleship Plastic Model Military Ship 1/ Scale # Squadron USS Kidd On Deck Authentic Scale Model Boat Book # Squadron USS Alabama Squadron at Sea Authentic Scale Model Boat Book #/5(1). USS Massachusetts BB The USS Massachusetts is one of four WWII South Dakota Class Battleships. BB's specifications are: Length: feet Beam: feet Draught: 26 feet 9 inches Crew: 2, Displacement: 35, tons (42, tons fully loaded) Max Speed: 30kts (35mph) Fuel Capacity: 7, tons of fuel oil Armament: 9 16" 50 caliber rifled guns in 3 triple turrets.

The text part of this book describes history of the ship's construction and service. This is accompanied by more than color illustrations showing USS Massachusetts' appearance towards the end of her service in the Pacific, Elements tha. USS MAssachusetts BB 59 Photographed by Rob Mackie at Battleship Cove Fall River, Massachusetts August /98 Click here for recent photos of the USS Massachusetts in drydock in Boston. These photos courtesy of Mark McKellar and Wayne Gephardt.


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