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USS Alabama

Filed under: Alabama, Ships and Vessels

The USS Alabama is a South-Dakota class battleship that was commissioned in 1942.  It was decommissioned in 1947.

It is now preserved as a museum ship in Mobile, Alabama.  It was damaged during Hurricane Katrina.  It reopened in January of 2006.

It served as the filming location for the 1992 film Under Seige.

Related Photos from Flickr:

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