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Fragment of deck of U.S.S. Missouri

Object Number: 
1972.3a
Date: 
1935-1950
Medium: 
Teakwood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 12 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 32.4 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular block of teakwood.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this block of wood came from the part of the deck of the U.S.S. Missouri on which the Japanese officially surrendered after World War II. The donor served on the ship during the war.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Edward M.Walsh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group