BB Test 2

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BB16 History

What date was the BB16 commisioned?

  • 12 May 1906
  • 21 May 1906

Who sank the BB16?

  • US Navy
  • US Army Air Corps
  • US Air Force

Where was BB16 decommissioned?

  • New Port News Naval Shipyard
  • Boston Naval Shipyard

What date was BB16 decommissioned?

  • 6 August 1920
  • 20 August 1926

BB16 was used to demonstrate what belief?

  • Torpedo's work better than bombs
  • Aerial bombardment was the future
  • Nothing can destroy a Battleship

When and where was BB6 sunk?

  • 5 September 1923, Cape Hatters, NC
  • 23 October 1925, Cape Hatteras, NC
  • 5 December 1923, Cape Hatters, SC
  • 5 September 1923, Cape Town, SC

Who's belief in air power and aerial bombardment used BB16 to prove his point?

  • Admiral Einstien
  • General Billy Mitchell
  • Admiral Carney

Ships Specs

What is the maximum design speed in knots?

  • 29 kts
  • 33 kts
  • 35 kts
  • 31.5 kts

What is the fuel capacity in gallons?

  • 2.1 million
  • 2.4 million
  • 1.9 million
  • 2.5 million

With full fuel how many days can the ship travel at Full Speed?

  • 4.5 Days
  • 4 Days
  • 5.5 Days
  • 5 Days

OOD is short for ___________  ____  _____  ___________

OOD is short for

Forward Berthing

Select the image that shows a Bullseye as used on the New Jersey Battleship?

This is for addtional text

Identify all C.I.W.S. in the image below?

Click on ALL C.I.W.S. (Phallynx) in the photo.

Quarter Deck

What is the Length of the anchor chain

  • 1,234 Feet
  • 1,122 Feet
  • 1,023 Feet
  • 1,321 Feet

How much does the Anchor weigh?

  • 3,000 Lbs (pounds)
  • 24,999 Lbs (Pounds)
  • 11,222 Lbs (Pounds)
  • 30,000 Lbs (Pounds)

History of USS New Jersey (BB-62)

What is the date of the first commissioning of BB-62?

  • 23 May 1942
  • 23 May 1941
  • 23 May 1940

BB-62 was the _________ of the 4 Iowa class battleships to be built?

  • 1st
  • 2nd
  • 3rd
  • 4th

What date was the final decommissioning?

  • 8 February 1989
  • 8 February 1990
  • 8 February 1991
  • 8 February 1992

How many active duty years did BB-62 have?

  • 48
  • 45
  • 25
  • 23

How many campaign and battle stars were earned during BB-62's four commissioning's?

  • 20
  • 19
  • 29
  • 18

True or False question title?

  • USS New Jersey was know as "The Big J"

Over _________ sailors called USS New Jersey home during her active service?

Pick the closet

  • 60,000
  • 55,000
  • 50,000
  • 65,000

What date did construction on New Jersey began?

  • 16 September 1940
  • 19 September 1939
  • 15 September 1940
  • 18 September 1939

What date was the USS New Jersey Launched?

  • 7 December, 1941
  • 7 November, 1942
  • 17 December, 1943
  • 7 December, 1942

What dates were the New Jersey first commission from?

  • 30 June, 1943 to 23 May, 1948
  • 23 May, 1943 to 30 June, 1948

Who was New Jersey's first commanding officer (CO) officer?

  • Capt. Barney Miller
  • Capt. Carl F. Holden

New Jersey's first flag officer was?

  • Admiral Raymond A. Spruance
  • Captain Raymond A. Spruance
  • Admiral Barney Miller

The Marianas Turkey Shoot was also known as the Battle _________?

  • of the Bulge
  • of Heart Break Ridge
  • of Hill 905
  • of the Philippine Sea

Who was the New Jersey state native to assume command of the 3rd Fleet?

  • Admiral William F. Halsey
  • Admiral William F. Halsey Jr.
  • Admiral William F. Halsey III

Leyte (LAY-tay) Gulf became the _______________ naval battle in human history?

  • Largest
  • Bloodiest
  • Smallest

What was the name of the largest naval battle in human history?

  • Midway
  • Iowa Jima
  • Cobra
  • Leyte Gulf

True or False

  • Battle for Leyte Gulf was in October of 1943?

(True/False)

  • USS New Jersey was hit by a kamikaze attack.

True/False

  • Typhoon Cobra, between 17 Dec. and 19 Dec. 1944, was also known as Typhoon Halsey.

True/False

  • Typhoon Cobra was between 7 Dec. to 9 Dec. 1944.

Typhoon Cobra claimed how many destroyers?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

On 27 January 1945 what happened to Admiral Halsey's flag?

  • Blew away
  • was captured
  • raised
  • lowered

Admiral Halsey's flag was lowered on what date?

  • 19 December 1944
  • 27 January 1945
  • 25 December 1945

Formal surrender of the Japanese was held on which battleship?

  • BB-61
  • BB-62
  • BB-63
  • BB-64

Formal surrender of the Japanese was held in what bay?

  • Bay of Pigs
  • Bay of Pearl Harbor
  • Tokyo Bay
  • Japanese Bay

True/False

  • Surrender of the Japanese was held on the USS Missouri (BB-63)
  • Surrender of the Japanese was on 2 September 1945

USS New Jersey first decommissioning was done at Bayonne on what date?

  • 30 June 1945
  • 30 June 1946
  • 30 June 1947
  • 30 June 1948

What were the dates of BB-62's second commission?

  • 21 November 1949 to 2 August 1956
  • 21 November 1950 to 2 August 1957

BB-62 was recommissioned for Korean War on what date?

  • 21 November 1949
  • 21 November 1950
  • 21 November 1951

While in Korea Seaman First Class Robert Osterwind was killed. How many were injured?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

In regards to the ship being fired upon while off of Wonsan Korea on 21 May 1951.

  • The name of the sailor killed while in Korea was Seaman First Class Robert Osterwind.
  • 3 crew mates were wounded in the vicinity
  • This happened by Turret #1
  • The ship was fired upon by a Korean Ship

What was the name of the ships first African-American officer?

  • Lieutenant Louis A. Ivey
  • Captian Snyder
  • Ensign Ivey A. Louis

Lieutenant Louis A. Ivey, ships first African-American officer, reported aboard on what date?

  • March 1955
  • June 1954
  • February 1954

USS New Jersey was decommissioned for the 2nd time on what date?

  • 21 August 1956
  • 21 August 1957
  • 12 August 1957
  • 12 August 1956

How many Battle stars did BB-62 recieve during Vietnam?

How many Battle stars did BB-62 recieve during Vietnam?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

Questions are for the Vietnam commission era.

  • USS New Jersey was the only active battleship in the world during Vietnam
  • The Discone Cage antenna was used to catch seagulls
  • Munitions were never transferred my helicopters.
  • UNREP stands for Underway Replenishments
  • During Vietnam deployment BB-62 fired more 16" projectiles then WWII and Korean War Combined.