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USS Arizona BB-39 launched

On 19 June 1915 Pennsylvania-class battleship USS Arizona BB-39 was launched at Brooklyn Navy Yard, sponsored by Esther Ross, the daughter of an Arizona pioneer family.
Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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USS Alabama (BB-60) donated

57 years ago today, on 16 June 1964 South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) was donated to the Alabama Battleship Commission.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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USS North Carolina BB-55 launched

81 years ago today, on 13 June 1940 North Carolina-class battleship USS North Carolina BB-55 was launched at New York Naval Shipyard, sponsored by Isabel Hoey, daughter of Clyde R. Hoey, the Governor of North Carolina.
USS North Carolina Battleship, Wilmington, NC

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USS Massachusetts (BB-59) arrives in Fall River

On 12 June 1965 South Dakota-class battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59) arrived in Fall River, MA
USS Massachusetts BB59 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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USS Missouri BB-63 commissioned

On 11 June 1944, Iowa class battleship USS Missouri BB-63 was commissioned at the New York Navy Yard for the first time, with Capt. William Callaghan in command.
Battleship Missouri Memorial, Honolulu, HI
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USS North Carolina BB-55 struck

On 1 June 1960 North Carolina-class battleship USS North Carolina BB-55 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register
USS North CArolina Battleship, Wilmington, NC

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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 Massachusetts BB-59 struck

On 1 June 1962 South Dakota-class battleship USS Massachusetts BB-59 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register
MuseumShip USS Massachusetts BB 59 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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National park service acquires custody of USS Arizona BB-39

On 30 May 1962 the National park service acquired custody of USS Arizona BB-39 for public displaying while the United States Navy retains the title.
Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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USS New Jersey BB-62 commissioned

On 23 May 1943 Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, with Capt. Carl F. Holden in command.
MuseumShip Battleship New Jersey, Camde, NJ

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