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

USS Missouri (BB-63), Shipboard Ordnance Maintenance & Operation, 1944-1945

This page features views of ordnance maintenance & operation 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, Command & Navigation;
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 of the ship's guns and gunnery.

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-4535 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Fire Controlman Third Class James Tucker adjusts the canvas "bloomer" on a 16"/50 gun, while standing on the gun turret's face plate ladder. Photographed during the battleship's shakedown period, circa August 1944.

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

Online Image: 62KB; 740 x 605 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4510 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Gunner's Mate Second Class Charles J. Hansen working on a 40mm quad machine gun mount, during the battleship's shakedown period, circa August 1944.
Note his tattoos, commemorating service on USS Vincennes (CA-44) and shipmates lost with her in the Battle of Savo Island on 9 August 1942.

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

Online Image: 71KB; 740 x 610 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-5579 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Crewmen at their battle stations in the 40mm quad anti-aircraft machine gun mounting atop Turret Two, during the battleship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
USS Alaska (CB-1) is in the center background, with a destroyer beyond her.

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

Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 580 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4560 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Electricians's Mate First Class Kenneth McNally and Seaman First Class George Skiratko operate a 36-inch searchlight, during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.

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

Online Image: 55KB; 580 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-K-4519 (Color)

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Electricians's Mate First Class Kenneth McNally and Seaman First Class Loren H. Hogsett operate a 36-inch searchlight, during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.

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

Online Image: 56KB; 585 x 765 pixels

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

 
Photo #: 80-G-47221

USS Missouri (BB-63)


Electricians's Mate First Class Kenneth McNally and Seaman First Class George Skiratko operate a 36-inch searchlight, during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.

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

Online Image: 69KB; 620 x 765 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, Command & Navigation;
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 of the ship's guns and gunnery.

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11 February 1999