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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Missouri (BB-63) at the New York Fleet Review, 27 October 1945

On 27 October 1945, USS Missouri participated in the great Navy Day Fleet Review held in the Hudson River off New York City. During the ceremonies, she hosted President Harry S. Truman, Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and other dignitaries. On the following days, Missouri remained at New York on public display, and received thousands of civilian visitors.

For links to further picture coverage on USS Missouri, see the ship's cover page: USS Missouri, Selected Views.

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Photo #: 80-G-K-6545 (Color)

Navy Day Fleet Review at New York, 27 October 1945


USS Missouri (BB-63), with USS Renshaw (DD-499) alongside, manning the rails during Navy Day ceremonies in the Hudson River.

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

Online Image: 90KB; 740 x 605 pixels

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

 
Photo #: NH 81126

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Off New York City during the Navy Day fleet review, circa 27 October 1945.
USS Renshaw (DD-499), which carried President Harry S. Truman when he reviewed the assembled warships, is alongside.

Donation of Lieutenant Gustave J. Freret, USN(Retired), 1972.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 71KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-6561 (Color)

Navy Day Fleet Review at New York, 27 October 1945


People watching Navy ships in the Hudson River, from Riverside Drive in Manhattan, during the Fleet Review.
USS Missouri (BB-63) is in the center. USS Bache (DD-470) is at right.

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

Online Image: 52KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-354051

President Harry S. Truman
(center)

Comes aboard USS Missouri (BB-63) during the Navy Day Fleet Review, off New York City, 27 October 1945.
Following the President are Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy and Vice Admiral Herbert F. Leary.

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

Online Image: 84KB; 595 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-6551 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


President Harry S. Truman talking with New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey (left), on board Missouri during the Navy Day Fleet Review off New York City, 27 October 1945.
Standing just to the right of President Truman are (left to right):
Vice Admiral Jonas Ingram;
Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy and
Vice Admiral Herbert F. Leary.

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

Online Image: 64KB; 585 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-6546 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal is piped aboard, during the Navy Day Fleet Review in the Hudson River, New York City, 27 October 1945.

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

Online Image: 69KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-6552 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


New York Governor and Mrs. Thomas E. Dewey, on board Missouri during the Navy Day Fleet Review in New York Harbor, 27 October 1945.
Standing with them is Vice Admiral Jonas Ingram, Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet.

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

Online Image: 74KB; 595 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-15861 (Color)

President Harry S. Truman

(waving his hat)

With his party on board USS Renshaw (DD-499) during the Navy Day Fleet Review in New York Harbor, 27 October 1945.
USS Missouri is in the right background, and Navy planes are flying in formation overhead.

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

Online Image: 105KB; 595 x 765 pixels

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

 

For links to further picture coverage on USS Missouri, see the ship's cover page: USS Missouri, Selected Views.

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22 January 1999