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
IOWA's Turret 2's side armor "skeleton" & guns being installed - note the superstructure in the background. Fall 1942 - 80-G-K-515
Shipyard workers departing IOWA from the forward gangway. Turrets 1 & 2's guns have been installed. Oct 1942 - 80-G-K-517
Construction Engineer CDMR Noble W. Abrahams, IOWA's future and first Chief Engineer. Fall 1942 - 80-G-13592
Iowa Construction Engineer LCDM George J Blessing reviewing IOWA's construction plans. Fall 1942 - 80-G-13587
IOWA being tugged to New York Navy Yard Annex dry dock at Bayonne, New Jersey. October 20, 1942 - 80-G-13566