GENE SLOVERS
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USS Wisconsin

BB-64

Panama Canal Transit




 

My nephew, Jimmy Lee Slover narrates this video, which was taken around 1957-58.   Jimmy Lee transcoded the video from 8mm movies.  Initially thought to be the USS Missouri, Jimmy Lee corrects himself to properly identify the USS Wisconsin.

After viewing the video, take a minute to read "My Behind the Locks Panama Canal Inside Story" where I detail some little known facts about the Canal and its operation.

2 minutes 12 seconds

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