Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 96795 USS Missouri (BB-63)

Photo #: NH 96795  USS Missouri (BB-63)
Title: USS Missouri (BB-63)
Description: Crewmen and other attendees salute the colors, as the ship is placed in commission. Ceremonies were held at the New York Navy Yard on 11 June 1944. Photographed from the battleship's after deck, with 16-inch gun turret Number Three in the foreground. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 96795
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