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 

All ships of the New Mexico class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

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

3 Battleships of the New Mexico class.

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