Those Who Served
The USS IOWA "Those Who Served" collection provides snapshots and stories from USS IOWA veterans who proudly served throughout its storied service history. This will be a continuously growing Registry of USS IOWA Service where you can search for shipmates or enter information about your own service or that of a loved one. If you would like to share your experiences from your service on USS IOWA, we would appreciate the opportunity to share your story.
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Among the 47 on turret 2, Michael "Mike" Williams was a friend to many. I graduated high school with Mike in 1985. Shortly after graduation, Mike set ...
Served on the IOWA in 1956 and 1957 and was on board when they took it to Philadelphia to take it out of commission in 1957. During his time on board...
I joined the navy after high schoolin1955 left for boot camp.After boot camp went to pipefitters school in Norfork Va. Then I got assigned to the U.S....
Rate/Rank: Midshipman 1/C
In 1956 I was the Midshipman Engineering Officer on the USS Iowa (U. of South Carolina NROTC), when the ship visited England, Denmark and Cuba. Altho...