‘Mighty Mo’ celebrates double launch anniversaries

Courtesy: Battleship Missouri Memorial
Courtesy: Battleship Missouri Memorial

It’s a big day in the history of the USS Missouri.

It was 70 years ago that the “Mighty Mo” was launched.

In addition, it was 15 years ago when the retired battleship opened as the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor.

The Missouri’s 70th launch anniversary will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 1 on Ford Island.

Admission will be free to Hawaii residents and members of the military.

For more information, visit this website.

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