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USS Arizona decommissioned

29 December 1941, today 76 years ago USS Arizona BB-39 was decommissioned

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Guest - Ernest Arroyo on Friday, 29 December 2017 13:26
Decommissioning

The Arizona was not decommissioned. Rather she was stricken from the Official Register of U.S. Navy ships on 1 December 1942. Ships that are sunk in action are not decommissioned; they are stricken from the register. Only ships on the register can be in commission.

The Arizona was not decommissioned. Rather she was stricken from the Official Register of U.S. Navy ships on 1 December 1942. Ships that are sunk in action are not decommissioned; they are stricken from the register. Only ships on the register can be in commission.
Yeoman on Friday, 29 December 2017 13:54
Decommissioning

The Naval Vessel Register itself lists her as decommissioned on 12/29/41: http://www.nvr.navy.mil/SHIPDETAILS/SHIPSDETAIL_BB_39_1820.HTML

The Naval Vessel Register itself lists her as decommissioned on 12/29/41: http://www.nvr.navy.mil/SHIPDETAILS/SHIPSDETAIL_BB_39_1820.HTML
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