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Photo # 80-G-K-17878:  USS Mississippi fires a Terrier missile during tests, circa 1953-1955

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-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Mississippi (BB-41, later AG-128), 1917-1956 --
Part II

This page features additional selected views concerning USS Mississippi (BB-41 and AG-128).

For other images related to this ship, see:

  • USS Mississippi (BB-41, later AG-128), 1917-1956.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 49836

    USS Mississippi (BB-41)


    Ship's crew being inspected by her Commanding Officer, Captain William D. Puleston (right-center), 1934.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 85KB; 740 x 610 pixels

     
    Photo #: 80-G-48380

    USS Mississippi (BB-41)


    Casemate gun crew loading their 5"/51 gun, during the bombardment of Peleliu, circa mid-September 1944.
    Note line of shell passers in the background, and the gun's breech in the lower right foreground.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 92KB; 740 x 605 pixels

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

     
    Photo #: 80-G-301229

    Lingayen Invasion, January 1945


    USS Mississippi (BB-41) bombarding Luzon, during the Lingayen operation, 8 January 1945. She is followed by USS West Virginia (BB-48) and HMAS Shropshire.
    Photographed from USS New Mexico (BB-40).
    Mississippi is painted in camouflage Measure 32, Design 6D.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 102KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

     
    Photo #: 80-G-K-2516

    USS Walke
    (DD-723), right center,
    and
    USS Mississippi (BB-41), left center

    Cover the landings in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 January 1945. Two other destroyer types are present at each side of the photo.
    Walke is painted in what appears to be Camouflage Measure 31, Design 25D. Mississippi's camouflage is Measure 32, Design 6D.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 48KB; 765 x 605 pixels

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

    Note:
    Though this was originally a color image, the original "Aero Kodacolor" transparency has lost all colors but red, and can now only be reproduced in monochrome.
    For an example of this situation, which is typical of this film type, see Aero-Kodacolor Transparency 80-G-K-1560.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-K-17878 (Color)

    USS Mississippi (EAG-128)

    Fires a "Terrier" surface-to-air missile during at-sea tests, circa 1953-55.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 78KB; 740 x 505 pixels

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

     
    Photo #: 80-G-166247

    Camouflage Measure 32, Design 6D


    Drawing prepared by the Bureau of Ships for a camouflage scheme intended for battleships of the BB-40 class.
    This plan, approved by Captain Logan McKee, USN, is dated 16 February 1944. It shows the ship's starboard side, superstructure ends and exposed decks.
    Ships known or reported to have worn this camouflage design include USS New Mexico (BB-40) and USS Mississippi (BB-41).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 169KB; 1200 x 775 pixels

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

     
    Photo #: 80-G-166246

    Camouflage Measure 32, Design 6D


    Drawing prepared by the Bureau of Ships for a camouflage scheme intended for battleships of the BB-40 class.
    This plan, approved by Captain Logan McKee, USN, is dated 16 February 1944. It shows the ship's port side.
    Ships known or reported to have worn this camouflage design include USS New Mexico (BB-40) and USS Mississippi (BB-41).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 141KB; 1200 x 745 pixels

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

     


    For other images related to this ship, see:

  • USS Mississippi (BB-41, later AG-128), 1917-1956.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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