USS South Dakota (BB-57)

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Hull #: 421
Named for: The State of South Dakota
Launched:  June 7, 1941
Length: 680 ft
Speed: 27.8 kn
Fate: Sold for scrap October 25, 1962.  Parts of the ship are in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Trivia: South Dakota was the third ship of the US Navy to be named in honor of the State.