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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.

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

USS Iowa
USS Iowa's forward Main Deck - shipyard workers install one of the 16 inch Mark 7 gun barrels in Turret 1. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-507
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Welding on Forward Main Deck. 16 inch gun Turret 1 & superstructure begins to take shape further aft. October 1942 - 80-G-K-510
Welding on Forward Main Deck. 16 inch gun Turret 1 & superstructure begins to take shape further aft. October 1942 - 80-G-K-510
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A welder constructs the face of one of IOWA
A welder constructs the face of one of IOWA's 16 inch gun turrets. October 1942 - 80-G-K-509 also 80-G-K-512
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A crane hosts a 16 inch gun barrel onto IOWA for installation. Note the two stacks in the background. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-513
A crane hosts a 16 inch gun barrel onto IOWA for installation. Note the two stacks in the background. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-513
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An overhead crane lowers a prefabricated structure onto IOWA for installation. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-511
An overhead crane lowers a prefabricated structure onto IOWA for installation. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-511
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Other photos - US Navy Archives and National Archives

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