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53 viewsBattleship Division Two in line abreast formation, 7 June 1954, in the Virginia Capes operating area, on the only occasion that all four Iowa class battleships were photographed operating together. Ship closest to the camera is USS Iowa (BB-61). The others are (from near to far): USS Wisconsin (BB-64); USS Missouri (BB-63) and USS New Jersey (BB-62). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.Feb 26, 2019
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30 viewsDESERT STORM A BGM-109 Tomahawk land-attack missile (TLAM) is fired toward an Iraqi target from the battleship USS MISSOURI (BB-63) at the start of Operation Desert Storm. Jan 16, 2019
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The Battleship USS Missouri passes Honolulu en route to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where it would to become a museum near the Arizona memorial.55 viewsJan 11, 2019
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63 viewsThe Missouri (BB-63) as seen on 3 October 1941. She had been laid down on 6 January and her bottom plating is nearly finished. Most of the workers in the center of the ship are standing on the middle layer of the triple bottom. The keelson projects aft toward the water and on each side of the keelson can be seen the supports for the two inboard propeller shafts.Jan 05, 2019
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Tugs move USS MISSOURI (BB 63) to her berth at Ford Island - 6/22/199845 viewsTugs move USS MISSOURI (BB 63) to her berth at Ford Island (background). This berth is roughly where the battleships MARYLAND (BB 46) and OKLAHOMA (BB 37) were moored on 7 December 1941. The 184 foot-long USS ARIZONA Memorial in the foreground spans the mid-portion of the sunken battleship USS ARIZONA (BB 39)Jun 21, 2018
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64 viewsCrewmen and other attendees salute the colors, as the ship is placed in commission. Ceremonies were held at the New York Navy Yard on 11 June 1944. Photographed from the battleship's after deck, with 16-inch gun turret Number Three in the foreground.Jun 08, 2018
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79 viewsCrewmen march double-time while manning the battleship Missouri (BB-63) during recommissioning.May 09, 2018
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76 viewsCrew members man the rail as the Missouri (BB-63) passes under the Golden Gate Bridge while en route to San Francisco for its recommissioning, 10 May 1986.May 09, 2018
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60 viewsSecretary of the Navy, the Honorable John H. Dalton, signs the battleship USS MISSOURI (BB 63) Donation Agreement that will send the famed battleship to Pearl Harbor Hawaii. The "Mighty Mo" will be used as a museum, and docked near the battleship USS ARIZONA (BB 39) Memorial. Washington, DC, 4 May 1998May 03, 2018
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62 viewsUnited States' BB-63 USS Missouri right before being hit by a kamikaze ZeroApr 10, 2018
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75 viewsMissouri (BB-63) (center). Off Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 April 1946. She had brought the body of the Late Turkish Ambassador to the United States, Mehmet Munir Ertegun, home for burial, on a mission that was also made to influence Soviet Middle East policy. Power (DD-839) is at left, and the Turkish Battlecruiser Yavuz (formerly the German (Goeben) is at right. Dolmabahce Mosque is in the foreground.Apr 04, 2018
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71 viewsCover of the Second Decommissioning Booklet for the Missouri (BB-63), 31 March 1992.Mar 30, 2018
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72 viewsA crew member lowers the colors on the Missouri (BB-63) for the last time at the vessel's decommissioning ceremony at NAVSTA (Naval Station) Long Beach, 31 March 1992.Mar 30, 2018
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Ship's ensign is hauled down by Seaman Carl Dewesse, during her decommissioning ceremonies, at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, 26 February 1955. Fire control man Apprentice Lynn Jex is assisting.49 viewsFeb 26, 2018
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Entering the water for the first time, during her launching at the New York Navy Yard, 29 January 1944. Note anchors and launching drag chains.50 viewsJan 28, 2018
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