USS Missouri BB-63
Fire Controlman 3rd Class Amory M. Houghton III, U.S.N. Collection
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February 1951: Bob Hope seen onboard USS Missouri BB-63.


February 1951: Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Judy Kelly, Jimmy Wakley, a secretary and Admiral Struble seen onboard USS Missouri BB-63.


1951: USS Missouri BB-63 loading 16" shells at Sasebo, Japan, HMS Unicorn is seen passing in the background.


1951: HMS Unicorn seen from USS Missouri BB-63 at Sasebo, Japan.


1951: HMS Unicorn just visible from USS Missouri BB-63 at Sasebo, Japan.


1951: USS Missouri BB-63 anchored off Sasebo, Japan.

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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