The First “Dreadnought” in the U.S. Navy
Hull #: 43
Named for: The State of Michigan
Launched: May 26, 1908
Length: 452 feet 9 inches
Speed: 18.5 knots
Fate: Sold for scrap in 1923
Trivia: The USS Michigan (BB-27) was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the State of Michigan.