New Mexico Class Battleships Class Overview


Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
New Mexico BB-40
New York Naval Shipyard
Brooklyn, New York

April 23, 1917
May 20, 1917
Fate
Sold Oct. 13, 1947 to Lipsett Inc. New York City
and scrapped in Newark, NJ. 1947-48.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
Mississippi BB-41
(later AG-128)
Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Newport News, Virginia

Jan. 25, 1917
Dec. 18, 1917
Fate
Sold Nov. 28, 1956 to Bethlehem Steel Corp. Bethlehem, Pa.
and scrapped at Baltimore, Md. in 1957.
Name
Builder
Launched
Commissioned
Idaho BB-42
New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, New Jersey

June 30, 1917
March 24, 1919
Fate
Sold Oct. 31, 1947 to Lipsett Inc. New York City
and scrapped in Newark, NJ. 1947-48.