USS Missouri BB-63
Fire Controlman 3rd Class Amory M. Houghton III, U.S.N. Collection
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1950: USS Uvalde AKA-88 alongside USS Missouri BB-63.


1950: Replenishment at sea between USS Missouri BB-63 and USS Uvalde AKA-88. Note the Christmas trees aboard Uvalde.


1950: Amory M. Houghton III seen on USS Missouri BB-63 going on duty outside Sky 1.


1950: USS Missouri BB-63 Sky 1 battle station crew, Amory M. Houghton III is seen at the far right.


1950: The United Nations flag run up the mast of USS Missouri BB-63 before opening fire on the Korean coast.


1950: USS Helena CA-75 seen firing on Korean targets from USS Missouri BB-63.

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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