Posts Tagged ‘battleship’

November 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm § in Features, USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor

“Mighty Mo” aims to be No. 1 attraction on O‘ahu

By Alicia D. Partridge. Since the arrival and opening of the USS Missouri Battleship museum at Pearl Harbor in 1999, tourists from all over the world have come to see and experience its rich history. After being open for nearly 10 years, the Missouri Memorial Association is focused on making “Migh[...]

November 15th, 2010 - 11:07 am § in Features, USS Missouri/Pearl Harbor

Three-gun turret: Inside the heart of Big Mo

By Rajan De Los Santos. The sign that reads, Restricted Area: Authorized Personnel Only, looks ominous. The narrow, steep ladder leading to a small hatch entry forebodes danger. And the dense, steel-encased room, filled with aging machines and fixtures, hints a warp in time. No, this is not a set of[...]