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Alabama opens as museum

On 9 January 1965, South-Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) opens to the public as a museum ship, and welcomes over 2000 guests that day. Governor George C. Wallace was the first to sign the 'guest-log'.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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Yorktown decommissioned

On 9 January 1947, Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) was decommissioned for the first time, and berthed with the Bremerton Group, in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Patriots Point Maritime Museum, Mount Pleasant, SC

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S-189 commissioned

On 9 January 1955, Russian Whiskey-class submarine S-189 was commissioned

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Alabama decommissioned

On 9 January 1947, South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama (BB-60) was decommissioned.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL

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