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USS Wisconsin’s Birthday!

I found out today that the USS Wisconsin (named for my State) is 66 years old today. 68 years young and still as beautiful as ever. Commissioning pamphlet from the Philadelphia Navy Yard, April 16 1944. Small print reads “Displacement 52,000 tons at full load; length 880 feet, beam 108 feet, draft 36 feet, according […]