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USS Missouri Reopens For Tourists Following Decade Long Teak Replacement

All News RSS Feed Front Page News State News Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Exciting news for historians and military aficionados across the show me state.

Officials say the USS Missouri Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii is finally finished with ongoing renovations and is now open in its entirety for visitors.

For the past 14 years, the Missouri’s main deck underwent restoration to help preserve the ship causing some sections to be closed at different times to complete the repairs.

It was placed into a drydock back in 2010 to start the process, which covered 48,000 square feet, took an estimated 68,514 man hours to complete and cost around $6,193,535 dollars.

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All News RSS Feed Front Page News State News Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Reporter John Rogger