USS Mississippi (BB 41)
Battleship of the New Mexico class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1915|
|Launched||25 Jan 1917|
|Commissioned||18 Dec 1917|
|End service||17 Sep 1956|
Stationed in Iceland when the attack on Pearl Harbour on 7 December 1941 took place. She soon moved to the Pacific spending the remainder of the war there.
Used as a gunnery test ship from November 1945 until July 1947.
Commands listed for USS Mississippi (BB 41)
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|1||Capt. Raymond Ames Spruance, USN|
|2||W. R. Munroe, USN|
|3||Walden L. Ainsworth, USN|
|4||Lunsford L. Hunter, USN|
|5||H. J. Redfield, USN|
|6||John F. Crowe, Jr., USN|
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