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)
Please note that we're still working on this section.
|1||Capt. Raymond Ames Spruance, USN||Apr 1938||Jan 1940|
|2||Capt. William Robert Munroe, USN||6 Feb 1940|
|3||T/R.Adm. Walden Lee Ainsworth, USN||20 Dec 1941||15 Nov 1942|
|4||Capt. Lunsford Lomax Hunter, USN||16 Nov 1942||17 Apr 1944|
|5||Capt. Heman Judd Redfield, Jr., USN||17 Apr 1944||18 Jul 1945|
|6||T/Capt. John Francis Crowe, Jr., USN||18 Jul 1945|
You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.