The USS IOWA was the lead class of the largest, fastest, and most powerful Battleship built by the United States of America. She propelled herself through the water at 33+ knots and fired high explosives that weighed as much as a Volkswagen up to 28 miles with pinpoint accuracy.
|Commissioned: 23 February, 1943 Brooklyn
Recommissioned: 25 August, 1951 San Francisco, California
Recommissioned: 28 April, 1984, Pascagoula, Mississippi
|In all her glory during the 1980's|
In red T-Shirt: OS1 Frank McKiddy
Relaxing in chair: Ensign Dissette
MM3 Kevin W. Buynie
she sits now in the Philadelphia Naval Reserve Fleet.
(waiting for a buyer)
USS IOWA (BB-61) Links:
The Veteran's Association of the USS IOWA(BB-61)
(click here for more info)
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