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100 Years Ago - Remembering the USS Arizona

Dennis Riley 1 year, 9 months ago
USS Arizona Slips from the Launching Ways, National Archives, RG19 Records of the Bureau of Ships, ARC identifier 6003991 USS Arizona Slips from the Launching Ways, National Archives, RG19 Records of the Bureau of Ships, ARC identifier 6003991

100 years ago today, the USS Arizona (BB-39), named after the newest state in the union, was launched at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  The Arizona was one of nine modern battleships completed at the Yard.  The largest and most powerful naval ship in service at the time of its launching, she was also the first U.S. battleship to use oil rather than coal for fuel – with a storage capacity of 2,322 tons of oil.

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Shop the Yard at BLDG 92 - What's New

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Ceramic Mugs made by the yard's own Noel Copeland. Ceramic Mugs made by the yard's own Noel Copeland.

We all want to give a unique gift that will be remembered year-round. Spring is a season for dads and grads, thus begins the yearly cycle of buying random ties, flowery ​scarves, candles and body lotions in a panic. Are you running out of new and ​inventive gifts to get your loved ones? 

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