USS Missouri


Pearl Harbor Terminology – Battleship Row

By: Mark Loproto

Any discussion of the attack on Pearl Harbor includes references to something called “Battleship Row.” In your mind, you may be picturing a row of battleships lined up within the... Read More

The Pearl Harbor Historic Sites

By: Mark Loproto

When you travel to Oahu, you’re very close to three important historic sites, all housed within the confines of Pearl Harbor. While their connection to the December 7th, 1941 attack... Read More

The Mighty Mo: The American Symbol of Victory

By: Mark Loproto

When you visit the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, you’ll be able to walk within and aboard the Battleship Missouri (BB-63), affectionately known as the “Mighty Mo.”... Read More

USS Missouri Specs, Tours, and Crew

By: Kellar Ellsworth

The USS Missouri nicknamed “Mighty Mo” had a long and illustrious career of duty. She was a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship, ordered in June of 1940, a year and... Read More

Tips for Visiting the Battleship Missouri

By: Bruce Danforth

When people talk about visiting Pearl Harbor, they usually are referring to the Arizona Memorial. There are many other sights to see at Pearl Harbor. The USS Missouri is second... Read More

Battleship Missouri

By: J. Owen

Nicknamed the “Mighty Mo”, the USS Missouri is perhaps the world’s most famous battleship. She is the biggest and one of the last to retire. She is best known as... Read More