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USS Alabama BB-60 struck

On 1 June 1962 South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama BB-60 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park opens to the public

January 9 1965, 53 years ago today, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, AL opens to the public.
Show your appreciation and vote for the park to become Alabama's Top Attraction

 

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USS Alabama decommissioned

January 9 1947, 71 years ago today, South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) was decommissioned by her last CO, Captain E. H. Pierce.

 

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Caption: U.S. Navy ships at Seattle, Washington, on 9 January 1947. Three aircraft carriers are at Pier 91, Bunker Hill (CV-17), Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) and Essex (CV-9). Ticonderoga (CV-14) is at Pier 92. The battleships Indiana (BB-58) and Alabama (BB-60) are moored opposite of the Ticonderoga .

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