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USS Missouri (BB-11), Miscellaneous Images

This page presents miscellaneous views relating to USS Missouri, including her construction, plans of her structure and arrangement and other relevant pictures not featured on the ship's other pages.

For additional picture coverage on this ship, her crew and activities, see the pages linked from:
USS Missouri, Selected Views.

If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

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Photo #: 19-N-2-12-10

USS Missouri (BB-11)


Fitting out at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, 30 June 1903.
A crane barge is alongside.

Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

Online Image: 88KB; 740 x 550 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the
National Archives photographic reproduction system.

 
Photo #: NH 76638

USS Missouri (BB-11)


Outboard profile plan, prepared by the ship's builders, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia, during the design process, 1899. Some details were changed prior to Missouri's completion in December 1903.

The original drawing is plan number 80-16-22 in the National Archives' Record Group 19.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 51KB; 740 x 355 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 76645

USS Missouri (BB-11)


General arrangement plans of the ship's Bridge Deck and Bridges, Upper Deck, Main Deck and Berth Deck, circa 1918.
Some of her Main Deck 6"/50 caliber broadside guns have been removed, though the locations of the remaining guns are not consistent with those seen in the contemporary photograph 19-N-13078.

The original drawing is plan number 64-7-11 in the National Archives' Record Group 19.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 131KB; 740 x 635 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 89489-KN (Color)

Lieutenant Commander William S. Sims, USN
,
Inspector of Target Practice

Cartoon invitation from the Wardroom Officers of USS Missouri (BB-11) to LCdr. Sims, inviting him to a "silent dinner" on 15 September 1904.
The drawing and text refer to Sims' position at that time as the Navy's effective "Czar" of gunnery. "Ping" and "Pong" are his assistants, Lieutenants Ridley McLean and Powers Symington.

Collection of Admiral William S. Sims.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 119KB; 500 x 765 pixels

 

For additional picture coverage on this ship, her crew and activities, see the pages linked from:
USS Missouri, Selected Views.

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21 January 1999