Sunday, November 23, 2008

USS Missouri (BB-11) Maine-class battleship

USS Missouri (BB-11), originally uploaded by dougsheley.

USS Missouri (BB-11) from around 1906. She was a Maine-class battleship that was launched on Dec. 28,1901 and commissioned on Dec. 1,1903. Was part of the "Great White Fleet" that took a diplomatic tour around the world in 1907-09. Was sold in 1922 and scrapped. She was the second battleship to carry the name Missouri.

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