Though it was never actually manufactored plans had been
drawn upnd the 5 ships that comprised the class would be
the most powerfull BBS ever made by the U.S. With a Iegth
of 921 ft and a beam of 121 ft and a displacment around
70,965 tons it would be the first US battleship that would be
too big to get through the Panama canaL It would have
succeded the Iowa class battleship and though slower
would have thicker armor and heavier firepower.