Stone and Steel Nebraska. View USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park's upcoming event schedule and profile - Mobile, AL. It first served in the Atlantic theater of operations during the war but was better known for its role in helping to take Japanese-held islands in the Pacific from 1943 to 1945, earning numerous citations. Sat, Jun 06. USS Store. More. If you're planning a trip to Alabama, check out our list of festivals, concerts, and events in Mobile this weekend and beyond! Hospitality Center nxt to the Opera Hous, 340 Pine St, Clarkson, NE 68629, USA . Contest Director: Travis Cinfel Contact Info: 4027502861 Date & Time: 6/6/2020 10:00:00 AM Location: Hospitality Center next to the Opera House, 340 Pine St. Clarkson NE 68629. The U.S. Army used her as a transport during the spring and early summer of 1861, and she was purchased by the Navy at the beginning of August of that year for conversion to a warship. The USS Alabama (BB-60) is a World War II-era battleship and the fifth ship named after the state of Alabama. USS Alabama was a 1,261 long tons (1,281 t) wooden side-wheel steamer, built at New York City in 1850 and operated thereafter in commercial service in the western Atlantic.. Civil War service. We are interested in hearing from sailors who served aboard BB60 at any time in its history. 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 USS Alabama will be activated for the Museum Ships on the Air special event, June 6 - 7, 2009, using the call sign W4A.Our special event particularly commemorates the officers & crew of the USS Alabama who served during World War II. Hospitality Center nxt to the Opera Hous. Event in Mobile by USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park on samedi, août 12 2017 with 1,5 K people interested and 278 people going. USS Alabama (BB-60) is a retired battleship. Jun 06, 10:00 AM. Events.