USS Missouri
BB-63

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Photographed by Dick Vaubel
(Bremerton photos by Greg Lee)
at
San Francisco, California
(Circa 1989)

Class: Iowa
Type: Battleship
Launched: January 29, 1944
Builder: New York Navy Yard
Commissioned: June 11, 1944
Length: 887.5' oa, 860' wl Beam: 108 feet Draft: 38'
Displacement (1982-92): 45,280 tons light ship, 57,256 tons full load
Speed: 33 knots
Armament (1982-92): Nine 16-inch/50caliber guns;
Twelve 5-inch/38 caliber guns in six twin mounts;
Four 20mm Vulcan Phalanx 6-barrel CIWS

32 RGM-74 Tomahawk SSM cruise missiles in 8 quad launchers
16 Harpoon anti-ship missiles in 4 quad launchers
Complement (1982-92): 1,512

Click here to view USS Missouri in her 1944-45 fit

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  The photos below, taken by Greg Lee in 1997, show the de-activated USS Missouri at Bremerton, WA

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Following are some beautiful photos of Missouri during the 1982-92 period
. Thanks again to Greg Lee for digging up these pics

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At Sydney, Australia
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The Surrender Plaque
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