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USS Wisconsin BB-64 commissioned

On 16 April 1944 Iowa-class battleship USS Wisconsin BB-64 was commissioned with Captain Earl E. Stone in command.
USS Wisconin at Nauticus, Norfolk, VA

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USS North Carolina BB-55 commissioned

On 9 April 1941 North Carolina-class battleship USS North Carolina BB-55 was commissioned for the first time, with Capt. Olaf M. Hustvedt in command.
MuseumBattleShip USS North Carolina (BB55), Wilmington, NC

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USS New Jersey BB-62 commissioned

On 6 April 1968 Iowa class Battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was commissioned for the 3rd time at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard for Vietnam War service, with Capt. J. Edward Snyder in command.
MuseumBattleShip New Jersey, Camden, NJ

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USS Missouri BB-63 decommissioned

On 31 March 1992 Iowa-class battleship USS Missouri BB-63 was decommissioned by Capt. Albert Lee Kaiss.
MuseumShip at Battleship Missouri Memorial, Honolulu, HI

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Massachusetts BB-59 decommissioned

On 27 March 1947 South Dakota-class Battleship USS Massachusetts BB-59 was decommissioned, and entered the Atlantic Reserve Fleet at Norfolk, Virginia.
MuseumShip  USS Massachusetts BB59 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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Iowa BB-61 decommissioned

On 24 March 1949 Iowa Class Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 was decommissioned for the first time, and entered into the United States Navy reserve fleet.
MuseumShip at Pacific Battleship Center - Battleship USS Iowa, San Pedro, CA

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Iowa and Wisconsin struck

On 17 March 2006 Iowa-class battleships USS Iowa BB-61 and USS Wisconsin (BB-64) were struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
Pacific Battleship Center - Battleship USS Iowa in San Pedro, CA and USS Wisconsin at Nauticus, Norfolk, VA

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Arizona laid down

On March 16 1914, Pennsylvania-class battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) was laid down at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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Utah laid down

On 15 March 1909, Florida-class battleship USS Utah (BB-31) was laid down at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden, NJ.

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USS Texas commissioned

On March 12 1914, New York-class battleship USS Texas (BB-35) was commissioned, Capt. Albert W. Grant in command.

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