Photo #: 80-G-706922
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Firing her main battery at Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, during Caribbean amphibious maneuvers, circa March 1949.
Note floatplanes on the ship's catapults. Planes and catapults were removed in May 1949.
USS Pocono (AGC-16) is in the right background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 January 1999