Where did the USS Missouri serve?
Battlship Missouri Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
She participated in the invasion of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. She joined in on air strikes and shore bombardment on mainland Japan. Most famously, the battleship hosted the surrender ceremony of Japan on 2 September 1945.
When was the USS Missouri in Vietnam?
The battleship finally arrived off the coast of Southeast Asia on September 29th, 1968, and fired her guns in anger again for the first time in over fifteen years the next day. New Jersey was on the gun line in South Vietnam for 120 days.
Did the USS Missouri sink any ships?
Missouri received a total of 11 battle stars for service in World War II, Korea, and the Persian Gulf, and was finally decommissioned in 1992 after serving a total of 17 years of active service, but remained on the Naval Vessel Register until her name was struck in 1995.
USS Missouri (BB-63)
|Added to NRHP||14 May 1971|