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

New York Navy Yard
New York Navy Yard's "IOWA Scroll" of workers that purchased $431,000 of War Bonds in honor of USS Iowa. March 1, 1943.
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Unidentified IOWA featured on the Newsweek
Unidentified IOWA featured on the Newsweek's March 8, 1943 cover while on trials. Note the radar is not shown.
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Starboard view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C338.
Starboard view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C338.
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Stern view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C342.
Stern view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C342.
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Full view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C341.
Full view of USS Iowa in Bayone NJ dry dock for inclining experiments. March 28, 1943 - F1111C341.
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