USS Alabama WWI - USS Alabama (BB 16 Oct 1900 / 17 Aug 1909 Recommissioned 17 Apr decommissioned 7 May Transferred to War Dept. 15 Sep 1921 for use as target. Sunk in shallow water 27 Sep; 19 Mar hulk sold as scrap
USS New Jersey the most decorated American battleship. It fought in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon and even carried nuclear missiles. This battleship is now a museum in Camden. It is an Iowa class battleship, the most powerful class ever built.
HMS Nelson and her sister ship HMS Rodney had the best battleship design ever. These two 1927 -- the only battleships of any country ever built like that. Rodney was a big part of the sinking of the Bismarck.