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USS North Dakota was a Delaware-class battleship laid down on December 16, 1907 and launched on November 10, the following year. It was commissioned on April 11, 1910 with the hull number BB-29 and served in the US Navy for 13 years until it was decommissioned on November 22, 1923. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 933 men on board and had the main missions in New York, Athens, Norfolk, Constantinople, Valencia, Gibraltar or Cuba. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy Register on January 7, 1931 and subsequently sold for scrapping.