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TOPIC: USS New Jersey (BB-62) decommissioned

USS New Jersey (BB-62) decommissioned 10 months 1 day ago #938

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On 17 December 1969, Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) was decommissioned for a third time, by her CO Capt Robert Charles Peniston, with these words: "Rest well, yet sleep lightly; and hear the call, if again sounded, to provide firepower for freedom."


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