An item reported that several thousand people visited the American battleships Wyoming (1) and Arkansas (2) lying in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
1. Laid down at William Cramp&Sons, Philadelphia, USA on 9 February 1910, launched by Dorothy Eunice Knight on 25 May 1911, commissioned on 25 September 1912, converted into a training ship between 1931-1932, gunnery training ship since November 1941, decommissioned on 1 August 1947, stricken on 16 September 1947 and sold to be broken up on 30 October 1947 which was executed by Lipsett Incorporated at Newark after her arrival at New York on 5 December 1947. Of the Wyoming-class with as sister ship Arkansas (BB-33), preceded by the Florida-class and succeeded by the New York-class.
2. Laid down at New York Shipbuilding Corporation on 25 January 1910, launched by Mary Louise Macon on 14 January 1911, commissioned on 17 September 1912, sunk as part of the Operation Crosssroads (nuclear weapon test) at the Bikini Atol on 25 July 1946, decommissioned on 29 July 1946 and stricken on 15 August 1946. Of the Wyoming-class with as sister ship Arkansas (BB-33), preceded by the Florida-class and succeeded by the New York-class.