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

USS Missouri (BB-63), Shipboard Command & Navigation Views, 1944-1945

This page features command and navigation views taken on board USS Missouri in 1944-45.



For additional color and black & white views taken on board USS Missouri in 1944-45, see:
USS Missouri, Views while the Ship was Underway;
USS Missouri, Ordnance Maintenance & Operation;
USS Missouri, Aviation;
USS Missouri, Exterior Views of Shipboard Work and Life and
USS Missouri, Interior Views of Shipboard Work and Life.

For links to further picture coverage on USS Missouri, see the ship's cover page: USS Missouri, Selected Views.
That page's "Actions and Activities" section features links to additional on board views, including other World War II color photographs.

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

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

Photo #: 80-G-K-4600 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Captain William M. Callaghan, ship's Commanding Officer, on the navigating bridge during her Summer 1944 shakedown period.

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

Online Image: 59KB; 585 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4537 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Bridge watch, photographed during the battleship's shakedown period, Summer 1944. Those present are:
Captain William M. Callaghan (left), Ship's Commanding Officer;
Lieutenant Morris R. Eddy, Officer of the Deck, and
Yeoman First Class Arthur Colton, Captain's Talker.
Note Callaghan's khaki uniform and Eddy's wartime "Greys". Also note wiring overhead.

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

Online Image: 78KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4536 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Ship's Commanding Officer, Captain William M. Callaghan (center) with his "talker", Yeoman First Class Arthur Colton, and the Officer of the Deck, Lieutenant Morris R. Eddy, on the starboard side of her navigating bridge during the battleship's shakedown period, Summer 1944.
Note sliding panels above the bridge windows and window wiper mechanisms below.

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

Online Image: 68KB; 740 x 605 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4534 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Men conning the ship from her open bridge during her shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
Note armored conning tower and enclosed bridge structure, with cable runs below, sliding panels over bridge windows and window wipers.
Also note floater nets in basket at the rear of 16-inch gun turret at left.

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

Online Image: 77KB; 590 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4538 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Commander Jacob E. Cooper, the ship's Executive Officer, passes an order to his talker, Seaman Second Class Vincent Domino, in the primary conning station, part-way up the forward fire control tower.
Photographed during gunnery exercises on Missouri's shakedown cruise, August 1944.
Note the battleship's forward 16"/50 gun turrets trained out to port below; binnacle and other instruments in the conning station.

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

Online Image: 86KB; 740 x 600 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4522 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Commander Hylan B. Lyon, the battleship's Navigator, at work in the charthouse, during her shakedown period, Summer 1944.

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

Online Image: 78KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

 

For additional color and black & white views taken on board USS Missouri in 1944-45, see:
USS Missouri, Views while the Ship was Underway;
USS Missouri, Ordnance Maintenance & Operation;
USS Missouri, Aviation;
USS Missouri, Exterior Views of Shipboard Work and Life and
USS Missouri, Interior Views of Shipboard Work and Life.

For links to further picture coverage on USS Missouri, see the ship's cover page: USS Missouri, Selected Views.
That page's "Actions and Activities" section features links to additional on board views, including other World War II color photographs.

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11 February 1999