USS New Mexico, USS Mississippi, and USS Idaho at sea, 24 Jul 1919US Navy Battle Fleet entering Panama Bay during fleet maneuvers, probably 1923USS fleet in Panama Bay, 1 Mar 1923USS Langley, USS Mississippi, USS New Mexico, and others at anchor off Culebra island, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926
USS New Mexico, USS Mississippi, and USS Idaho at sea, 24 Jul 1919US Navy Battle Fleet entering Panama Bay during fleet maneuvers, probably 1923USS fleet in Panama Bay, 1 Mar 1923USS Langley, USS Mississippi, USS New Mexico, and others at anchor off Culebra island, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926
Cruiser USS Chester at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1936. Note six battleships on Battleship Row and cruisers Minneapolis and New Orleans (New Orleans-class) at left. Note also the passenger train cars in the foreground.USS Mississippi and USS New Mexico during Fleet Review, off Los Angeles, California, United States, Dec 1938New Mexico at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941All three battleships of the New Mexico-class, USS Idaho, USS New Mexico, and USS Mississippi, moored abreast at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943
Cruiser USS Chester at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1936. Note six battleships on Battleship Row and cruisers Minneapolis and New Orleans (New Orleans-class) at left. Note also the passenger train cars in the foreground.USS Mississippi and USS New Mexico during Fleet Review, off Los Angeles, California, United States, Dec 1938New Mexico at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 31 Dec 1941All three battleships of the New Mexico-class, USS Idaho, USS New Mexico, and USS Mississippi, moored abreast at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943
USS ABSD-2 with USS Mississippi in the dock, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 12 Oct 1944Battleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.Battleship Mississippi in the Mississippi River en route to New Orleans, Louisiana, 16 Oct 1945
USS ABSD-2 with USS Mississippi in the dock, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 12 Oct 1944Battleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.Battleship Mississippi in the Mississippi River en route to New Orleans, Louisiana, 16 Oct 1945
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