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USS Missouri


USS Missouri's History


Naval Legends: Missouri | World of Warships


The History of the USS Missouri (BB-63)


USS Missouri - The World At War (1944-1950)


USS Missouri Documentary - BB-63 - Desert Storm

USS Missouri (BB-63) is an Iowa-class battleship and was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named after the U.S. state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and is best remembered as the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.
  • Construction 

  • Shakedown and service with Task Force 58, Admiral Mitscher 

  • Service with the Third Fleet, Admiral Halsey 

  • Signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender 

  • Post-war (1946–1950) 

  • The Korean War (1950–1953) 

  • Deactivation 

  • Reactivation (1984 to 1990) 

  • Gulf War (January–February 1991) 

  • Museum ship (1998 to present) 

  • Appearances in popular culture