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United States battleship USS Wisconsin at the Pearl Harbor Naval Base tying up alongside the hulk of the battleship Oklahoma, which had been decommissioned just two months earlier, 11 Nov 1944.USS Wisconsin in the western Pacific Ocean, circa Dec 1944-Aug 1945; note Essex-class carrier in background
United States battleship USS Wisconsin at the Pearl Harbor Naval Base tying up alongside the hulk of the battleship Oklahoma, which had been decommissioned just two months earlier, 11 Nov 1944.USS Wisconsin in the western Pacific Ocean, circa Dec 1944-Aug 1945; note Essex-class carrier in background
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft on the fantail of USS New Jersey or USS Wisconsin, off Taiwan, 18 Jan 1945; note 16-inch guns in foreground and USS Hornet in backgroundBattleship Wisconsin off Norfolk, Virginia, United States, circa 1950s
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft on the fantail of USS New Jersey or USS Wisconsin, off Taiwan, 18 Jan 1945; note 16-inch guns in foreground and USS Hornet in backgroundBattleship Wisconsin off Norfolk, Virginia, United States, circa 1950s
USS Wisconsin, date unknownUSS Wisconsin firing his main guns at targets in Korea, 30 Jan 1952
USS Wisconsin, date unknownUSS Wisconsin firing his main guns at targets in Korea, 30 Jan 1952
US Navy destroyer Buck, battleship Wisconsin, and heavy cruiser Saint Paul off Korea, 22 Feb 1952, photo 1 of 2US Navy destroyer Buck, battleship Wisconsin, and heavy cruiser Saint Paul off Korea, 22 Feb 1952, photo 2 of 2
US Navy destroyer Buck, battleship Wisconsin, and heavy cruiser Saint Paul off Korea, 22 Feb 1952, photo 1 of 2US Navy destroyer Buck, battleship Wisconsin, and heavy cruiser Saint Paul off Korea, 22 Feb 1952, photo 2 of 2
USS AFDB-1 with USS Wisconsin in the dock, Orote, Guam, Mariana Islands, circa Apr 1952USS Iowa (foreground), USS Wisconsin, USS Missouri, and USS New Jersey (background) off the Virginia Capes, Virginia, United States, 7 Jun 1954
USS AFDB-1 with USS Wisconsin in the dock, Orote, Guam, Mariana Islands, circa Apr 1952USS Iowa (foreground), USS Wisconsin, USS Missouri, and USS New Jersey (background) off the Virginia Capes, Virginia, United States, 7 Jun 1954
Damaged bow of USS Wisconsin, circa May-Jun 1956The bow of USS Kentucky being transported on a crane en route between Newport News to Norfolk, Virginia, United States, to be fitted on USS Wisconsin, circa May-Jun 1956
Damaged bow of USS Wisconsin, circa May-Jun 1956The bow of USS Kentucky being transported on a crane en route between Newport News to Norfolk, Virginia, United States, to be fitted on USS Wisconsin, circa May-Jun 1956
Inactivated US Navy battleships Iowa and Wisconsin docked at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 26 Feb 1982Bow view of USS Wisconsin with her main guns trained to port side, Gulf of Mexico, 30 Aug 1988
Inactivated US Navy battleships Iowa and Wisconsin docked at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 26 Feb 1982Bow view of USS Wisconsin with her main guns trained to port side, Gulf of Mexico, 30 Aug 1988
USS Wisconsin at sea, circa 1988-1990USS Wisconsin firing a BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm, 18 Jan 1991
USS Wisconsin at sea, circa 1988-1990USS Wisconsin firing a BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm, 18 Jan 1991
Battleship Wisconsin firing her turret no. 3 guns against Iraqi positions in southern Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, 6 Feb 1991US Navy Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Mike Moulding moving a Pioneer remotely piloted vehicle on the fantail of USS Wisconsin during Operation Desert Shield, 8 Aug 1991
Battleship Wisconsin firing her turret no. 3 guns against Iraqi positions in southern Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, 6 Feb 1991US Navy Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Mike Moulding moving a Pioneer remotely piloted vehicle on the fantail of USS Wisconsin during Operation Desert Shield, 8 Aug 1991
USS Wisconsin at her decommissioning ceremony, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1991
USS Wisconsin at her decommissioning ceremony, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 30 Sep 1991
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