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USS Delaware was a Delaware-class battleship laid down on November 11, 1907 and launched on February 6, 1909. It was commissioned on April 4, 1910 with the hull number BB-28 and served in the US Navy for 13 years until it was decommissioned on November 10, 1923. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 933 men on board and had the main missions in Hampton Roads, Veracruz, Scapa Flow, Villefranche, Chile or Norway. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping on February 5, 1924.