Battleship IOWA will be closed for a special event Monday, Oct. 4 - Wednesday, Oct. 6. We will resume regular hours Thursday, Oct. 7.
Artifact Gallery Folders
2C Iowa fitting out - Brooklyn Navy Yard - August 1942 through January 1943
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
Welding on Forward Main Deck. 16 inch gun Turret 1 & superstructure begins to take shape further aft. October 1942 - 80-G-K-510
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
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
An overhead crane lowers a prefabricated structure onto IOWA for installation. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-511