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Artifact Gallery

Artifact Gallery:

Battleship USS Iowa Museum Los Angeles collects relevant artifacts to help tell the story of the ship and the Surface Navy to a broad audience.  Below you will find some of our accessioned artifacts in our collection.  Not all items are on display and are monitored according to our collections management policy.

We accept new items in the collection on a case-by-case basis.  Click here for more information.

Your visit and/or donation supports education, veterans, and community programs at Battleship IOWA Museum – a 501c3 non-profit organization.

1A Artifacts folder thumbnail.

1A Artifacts

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Objects, Photographs and Books in the Collection
2A Iowa Hull Construction photos folder thumbnail.

2A Iowa Hull Construction photos

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2B launch day - Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York - August 27, 1942 folder thumbnail.

2B launch day - Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York - August 27, 1942

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2C Iowa fitting out - Brooklyn Navy Yard - August 1942 through January 1943 folder thumbnail.

2C Iowa fitting out - Brooklyn Navy Yard - August 1942 through January 1943

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2D USS Iowa BB-61 Commissioning Ceremony - February 22, 1943 folder thumbnail.

2D USS Iowa BB-61 Commissioning Ceremony - February 22, 1943

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2E USS Iowa BB-61 as built, trials, and "working up".  March through July, 1943. folder thumbnail.

2E USS Iowa BB-61 as built, trials, and "working up". March through July, 1943.

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2F USS Iowa BB-61 "Tirpitz Watch" off Argentia, Newfoundland, Aug - Oct 1943 folder thumbnail.

2F USS Iowa BB-61 "Tirpitz Watch" off Argentia, Newfoundland, Aug - Oct 1943

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2G IOWA

2G IOWA's Vought OS2U Kingfisher float planes

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All Entries folder thumbnail.

All Entries

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