USS Missouri BB-63
Fire Controlman 3rd Class Amory M. Houghton III, U.S.N. Collection
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1949: Statue of Liberty in New York, first liberty port.


1949: Looking aft from the bow of USS Missouri BB-63.


Looking up at Sky 1 (fire control director) on USS Missouri BB-63.


1949: Looking aft on port side of USS Missouri BB-63, note catapults.


Looking aft from the 07 level of USS Missouri BB-63.


Looking forward on USS Missouri BB-63 from Sky 1.

All photos and text courtesy of Amory M. Houghton III
© Amory M. Houghton III all rights reserved


The 86 never before published photographs in this collection were taken during Mr. Houghton's service in USS Missouri BB-63. He served in the ship from Apr. 1949 to Aug. 1949 and again from Aug. 1950 to May 1952. Many thanks to Mr. Houghton for providing us the original slides for scanning and for allowing MaritimeQuest to be the first to publish his collection.


Amory M. Houghton III Collection
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Page published Dec. 6, 2008