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80-G-K-4531 (Color) USS Missouri (BB-63)

Photo #: 80-G-K-4531 (Color)  USS Missouri (BB-63)
Caption:
Description: Lieutenant Rival Joe Hawkins, Chaplain, leads a congregation of sailors in prayer, during services on the battleship's fantail. Photographed during her shakedown period, circa August 1944. Note portable organ at right, 16-inch triple gun turret in center background and censored ship (which is USS Alaska, CB-1) in the right distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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