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#USS Alabama (BB-60)
lonestarbattleship · 8 days ago
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Ex-USS Alabama (BB-60) arriving at her final resting place in Mobile, Alabama on September 14, 1964.
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myhauntedsalem · 2 years ago
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USS Alabama BB-60, Mobile
The USS Alabama BB-60 sets in its final resting pace in Mobile, Alabama and it is alleged to serve as a home to a variety of ghostly entities. The 680 foot long ship is a military attraction that sees many visitors every year and many of these visitors have reported paranormal activity and unexplained events. The vast majority of the activity is attributed to the deaths of two men during the construction of the mighty ship. The vessel was completed in 1942 and served for 3 years without any fatalities from enemy fire. However, ironically there were numerous deaths caused by friendly fire.  One of the guns’ safety features which should have prevented turrets from firing upon each other is said to have failed, causing the deaths of 8 men!
Visitors to the USS Alabama have reported hearing footsteps coming towards them when nobody is there and there have been apparitions spotted in the officers’ quarters and the cook’s galley. Those on board late at night have described hearing popping and tapping noises in the bulkheads and solid steel hatches have also been known to slam shut on their own. Visitors say that they often feel as though they are being watched and women in particular feel uneasy with one lady actually having her earrings tugged as she passed the sleeping quarters.
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hmsfearlessbc-35 · 3 years ago
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USS Alabama BB-60 on shakedown in the Atlantic, January 1943.
I would like to add that US battleships amid the snow and clear blue skies of the North Atlantic in winter is possibly one of the most powerful images ever.
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judgemark45 · 4 months ago
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USN battleships USS South Dakota (BB-57) and USS Alabama (BB-60) 1944.
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hanspanzer · a year ago
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Uss Alabama bb-60
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freetheshit-outofyou · a year ago
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An LVTP-5 on display at the USS Alabama (BB-60) memorial in Mobile, Alabama. The front of the vehicle is facing right in this picture.
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lifejoy-co · a year ago
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USS Alabama BB-60
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viktor-sbor · a year ago
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"Museum" US Battleship BB-60 USS Alabama at Mobile City, Alabama State
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south-by-midwest · 2 years ago
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currinsnavalandmaritme · 13 days ago
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USS Alabama (BB-60) She was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the United States Navy in the 1930s.
USS Alabama (BB-60) She was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the United States Navy in the 1930s.
The first American battleships designed after the Washington treaty system began to break down in the mid-1930s, they took advantage of an escalator clause that allowed increasing the main battery to 16-inch (406 mm) guns, but Congressional refusal to authorize larger battleships kept their displacement close to the Washington limit of 35,000 long tons (36,000 t). A requirement to be armored…
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lonestarbattleship · 27 days ago
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Ex-USS Alabama (BB-60) being towed through the Panama Canal to her final home in Mobile, Alabama, on August 26, 1964.
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She was in the Pacific Reserve Fleet in Bremerton, Washington.
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When she was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register and due to scrapped, the state of Alabama raised around $800,000 was raised for her transfer and towing to Mobile, Alabama. An eighth of the cost was raised came from children in the state, with the rest coming primarily from corporate donations.
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She arrived in Mobile on September 14.
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NHHC: 428-GX-USN-1105620-C
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sailorsam109 · 2 months ago
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Handley Page Hampden torpedo-bombers carry out a realistic attack on British and American battleships during combined exercises. HMS DUKE OF YORK, BB-57 USS SOUTH DAKOTA and BB-60 USS ALABAMA June 1943 near Scapa Flow. HMS Duke of York (17), USS Alabama (BB-60), USS South Dakota (BB-57) (left to right) conduct joint training to familiarize USN Task Group 92.4 with British anti-aircraft practice prior to operations off Norway. Handley Page Hampden bombers depict enemy aircraft. 1943. https://ift.tt/36UHUZ3
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thepianomaker · 4 years ago
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Stern View Of USS Alabama (BB-60) During Her Shakedown Cruise, December 1942
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viktor-sbor · 2 years ago
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Battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) in Casco Bay, Maine, December 1942
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currinsnavalandmaritme · 13 days ago
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USS Alabama (BB-60) She was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the United States Navy in the 1930s. https://ift.tt/3z2K8RM
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lonestarbattleship · 8 days ago
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Aerial view of USS Alabama (BB-60) as she left Pearl Harbor for the States, on September 10, 1945
USN photo #355416
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