USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, Alabama

This huge South Dakota-class battleship, BB-60, is moored in Mobile Bay. It was launched in 1942, served in the Atlantic and Pacific theatres, and decommissioned in 1947. It was opened as a museum in Mobile in 1965, and the surrounding park has a good aircraft collection.

The aircraft were all damaged in Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but they have now all been restored to their former good condition.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Bell HH-1N Iroquois 158551 H-7 US Navy
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 66-16161 13 US Army
Boeing B-52D Stratofortress 55-0071 Calamity Jane
Douglas A-4C Skyhawk 147787 NE-06 US Navy
Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider 126956 M-3 N121CH US Marines
Douglas VC-47D DC-3A Skytrain 44-76326 '0-76276 CN-N' USAF
General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon 79-0334 USAF
Grumman F9F-5P Panther 126275 PP-41 US Navy
Grumman F-14A Tomcat 161611 AE-206 US Navy
Grumman HU-16E Albatross 2129 US Coast Guard
Grumman KA-6D Intruder 151826 AG-500 US Navy
Kaman SH-2F K-20 Seasprite 150181 N 8064F US Navy
Lockheed A-12 60-6938 USAF
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle 79078 EG-50, 75045 USAF
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II 63-7487 USAF - gate guard
MiG-17A Fresco 2087 Vietnam Air Force markings
North American F-86L Sabre 51-2993 FU-993 USAF
North American P-51D Mustang 44-74218 USAF - Derailer
North American TB-25J Mitchell 44-31004 N9463Z USAF - Mary Alice III
Northrop YF-17A Cobra 72-1570 One of two prototypes. It lost the USAF contest against the F-16, but was developed into the F-18 for the Navy.
Piasecki CH-21B Workhorse 51-15859 USAF
Republic YF-105B Thunderchief 54-1102 RU USAF - Dragon Wagon
Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard 1378 US Coast Guard
Sikorsky UH-19D Chickasaw 55-5239 US Coast Guard HO4S markings, ex USAF.
Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk 161562 US Navy
Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher '1368 3' Originally a Mexican landplane version, being converted to floatplane, fitted with a temporary main float.
Vought RF-8A Crusader 145645 GA-913 US Navy

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