CountryUnited States
Ship ClassIowa-class Battleship
Hull NumberBB-66
BuilderNorfolk Navy Yard
Ordered9 Sep 1940
Laid Down7 May 1942
Launched20 Jan 1950


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Kentucky Operational Timeline

9 Sep 1940 The order for the construction of Illinois and Kentucky was issued.
7 May 1942 The keel of Kentucky was laid down at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia, United States.
20 Jan 1950 Kentucky was launched at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia, United States.

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