USS Missouri (BB-63)

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USS Missouri (BB-63) [r]: U.S. Navy Iowa-class battleship, on whose deck the Japanese surrender was signed; last class of battleships that operated in any navy. She is now a museum ship in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (U.S. state). [e]

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(PD) Photo: United States Navy
USS Missouri (BB-63) (the largest ship) and the battlecruiser USS Alaska (CB-1) (on the other side of the pier) are tied up at Norfolk Naval Base, Virginia circa August 1944.[1]
  1. Also seen are the escort carrier USS Croatan (CVE-25) and destroyers of the Fletcher and "Four-Pipe, Flush-Deck" destroyer classes at the next pier.