USS Indiana (BB-50)
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|Namesake:||State of Indiana|
|Builder:||New York Navy Yard|
|Laid down:||1 November 1920|
|Launched:||Cancelled prior to launch|
|Struck:||25 October 1923|
|Fate:||Sold for scrap on the builders ways|
|Type:||South Dakota class Battleship|
|Displacement:||43,200 tons standard / 47,000 tons full|
|Length:||684 ft (208 m)|
|Beam:||105 ft (32 m)|
|Draft:||33 ft (10 m)|
|Speed:||23 knots (43 km/h)|
USS Indiana (BB-50) Was a ship of the proposed South Dakota class Battleships for the United States Navy in the early 20th century. She and her sisters were built to a bigger and better design of the preceding Colorado class battleships with more armor, speed and armarment. Had they been completed they would have carried the new 16"/50 Mark 2 gun in 4 triple turrets and achieved a speed of 23 knots. Due to strict limitations of the Washington Naval Treaty Indiana was scrapped on the builders ways being only 34.7% complete.