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From: "Gloria Lund" <>
Subject: [TSL] Re: USN & USS Missouri
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 18:03:17 -0700
References: <000c01c1536c$45e9ad00$523a20d0@oemcomputer> <3BC77E1A.7040202@home.com> <000601c1537a$d53f5e60$523a20d0@oemcomputer>


For anyone that wants to know: There were two Missouri battleships: USN
Missouri and USS Missouri. Here are some websites for the two ships.
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/bb11.htm

http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/bb63.htm
http://www.thehistorynet.com/AmericanHistory/articles/1999/0299_text.htm
http://www.ussmissouri.com/vets/photograph_frameset.htm
http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-missouri.htm

Gloria

----- Original Message -----
From: "Elaine" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [TSL] Question


> Ellen wrote "Use a search engine to find more information.........."
> I did -- But it did not give much help just sites for models or model kits
> for building miniatures of the ship, or visit Pearl Harbor to see the
> memorial, etc. I did learn that the Missouri is at Pearl Harbor and not
the
> Puget Sound Navy Yard as I had thought. I wanted the kind of information
> that the various Men on the list give from their books about ships. I am
> not intending to be rude so please don't take it that way but I am almost
> afraid to ask questions any more as most of the time when I do I get a
> "superior attitude put down" like now and then no one else ever answers
the
> question. Please will someone who knows when and how the ship was built
and
> its activities etc. give me an answer. If there were 2 ships by that name
> please tell me about them. Thank you so much.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ellen Naliboff <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 4:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [TSL] Question
>
>
> > The Missouri was commissioned during WWII to replace the earlier ship.
> > Use a search engine to find more information about the USS Missouri.
> > Ellen
> >
> > Elaine wrote:
> >
> > >Hello to all you guys who have all the information on ships,
> > >
> > >Yesterday I received some photocopies of partial newspaper pages from
> > >Philadelphia. I had requested copies of an obituary or article on the
> death
> > >of a great uncle and received both. (He died in an accident). I was
> just
> > >looking at some of the other articles on the pages and found one that
> > >brought about this question. It follows:
> > >--------------------------------------------
> > >Battleship out of the Mud
> > >The battleship Missouri was floated from a mudbank in the mouth of the
> back
> > >channel at the Navy Yard yesterday, where the vessel had run aground
> while
> > >the 22 ships at the yard were being moved Thursday afternoon. The
> Missouri
> > >was aground all night, but was easily removed by tugs.
> > >End of article
> > >--------------------------------------------
> > >
> > >This was in March of 1914. Is this the same battleship Missouri that
was
> > >made famous at the end of WW2? If it is, I had no idea that ship was
so
> > >old. When was it built? How could a ship so old still be useable in
a
> war
> > >so many years later? It doesn't seem like it was that long ago that
they
> > >put it into "mothballs". I'm sorry if some people think that this is
> "off
> > >topic" or a "dumb" question but this is the only place where I thought
> that
> > >there would be someone knowledgeable enough to answer my question.
> > >
> > >Thank you,
> > >Elaine
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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