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Her name was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 24 August , and she was sold for scrap in accordance with the Washington Naval Treaty limiting naval armament. The cruise was intended as a show of force to Japan, the United States' rival in the Pacific, to assert the United States' status as a global naval power, and to convince Congress of the need to support increased naval expenditures. On 10 July, she was assigned to the 4th Battleship Division 4th BatDiv and was tasked primarily with training naval personnel in the Chesapeake Bay. From Hawaii, they set course for Auckland, New Zealand, to be greeted as heroes upon arrival on 9 August. She made trips to Europe in and and after , became involved in suppressing unrest in several Central American countries, including the United States occupation of Veracruz during the Mexican Revolution.