Allied Warships


New Mexico class

3 ships

The battleship USS New Mexico (BB 40) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement33420 BRT 
Length624 feet 
Complement1443 men 
Armament12 14"/50 guns (4x3).
12 5"/51 guns (12x1).
8 5"/25 AA guns (8x1).
2 aircraft, 2 catapults. 
Max speed22 knots
EnginesGeared turbines (New Mexico; Geared turbines-electric), 4 shafts 
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the New Mexico class

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USS Idaho (BB 42)
USS Mississippi (BB 41)
USS New Mexico (BB 40)

3 Battleships of the New Mexico class.

See all US Navy Battleship classes.

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