USS Missouri

Site of Japan's official surrender to the United States and the end of World War II.
Surrender signed on the 01 deck of the Missouri on September 2, 1945.

Present Location: Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, USA

USS Missouri Specifications:
Class: Iowa class battleship
Length: 887 feet 3 inches
Beam: 108 feet 3 inches
Draft: 34 feet 9 1/4 inches
Weight: 58,000 tons (full load) 45,000 tons (unloaded)
Speed: In excess of 30 knots (35 mph)
Boilers: Eight 600 PSI Babcock & Wilcox
Main Engines: Four geared General Electric turbines
Tank Capacity: 2.5 million gallons of fuel oil
                         30,000 gallons of aviation fuel
                         239,000 gallons of fresh water

 

 

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