Battleship IOWA will be closed for a special event Monday, Oct. 4 - Wednesday, Oct. 6. We will resume regular hours Thursday, Oct. 7.
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2G IOWA's Vought OS2U Kingfisher float planes
A Kingfisher float plane is airborne after being launched off one of IOWA's catapults. US Navy photograph.
Three Kingfishers are flying in formation aft of IOWA. Note the large searchlights on the aft stack. BuAer 238830.
This Kingfisher will be craned back on board after hooking a trailing sled in the ship's wake. USN photograph.
A Kingfisher float plane is being guided back onto its catapult after being craned on board. US Navy photograph.
IOWA's crew assembled on the stern under Turret 3 with 3 Kingfisher float planes further aft. c1943-44 - US Navy photograph.