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USS NEW JERSEY (BB62)

USS NEW JERSEY (BB62)

USS NEW JERSEY (BB62) was one of the Iowa-class "fast battleship" designs planned in 1938 by the Preliminary Design Branch at the Bureau of Construction and Repair. She was launched on 7 December 1942 (the first anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour) and commissioned on 23 May 1943. The ship wa

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When she was in Inchon, Korea in 1985-1986 I spent a whole day on her as guest of the Captain.
 

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The USS Missouri was a regular visitor to San Francisco and I had a standing invitation to ride along with the Navy pilots when she came in the bay. I was always too busy and I never made the time to make that ride, something I truly regret as she'll never operate again.
 

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