USS Missouri (BB63

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American battleship histories. American naval battleship USS Missouri. Battleship website dedicated to the history of USS Missouri from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for naval historians & families of ex-crew of USS Missouri.

Built by the New York Navy yard and launched 29th January 1944, commissioned into the US navy ion the 11th June 1944, serve din the Pacific theatre only  and used mainly for carrier escort, she was damaged by a kamikaze off Okinawa 11th April 1945. and served until 1955 in the US Navy from 1948 to 1950 she was used as a training ship, recommissioned for the Korean War, and again in 1986 and fought in the Gulf war,  and stayed in service until 13th January 1995 when she was removed from service.