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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.

We accept new items in the collection on a case-by-case basis.  Click here for more information.

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

USS Iowa anchored off New York with an ammunition barge tied up at her port quarter. April 7, 1943 - US Navy photo.
USS Iowa anchored off New York with an ammunition barge tied up at her port quarter. April 7, 1943 - US Navy photo.
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USS Iowa anchored off New York with an ammunition barge tied up on her port. April 7, 1943 - US Navy photo.
USS Iowa anchored off New York with an ammunition barge tied up on her port. April 7, 1943 - US Navy photo.
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Aerial view of USS Iowa underway while conducting sea trials. April 12, 1943 - 80-G-383699.
Aerial view of USS Iowa underway while conducting sea trials. April 12, 1943 - 80-G-383699.
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IOWA looking aft from forward superstructure, with USS Lexington CV-16 possibly astern. May 18, 1943 - 80-G-K-6061.
IOWA looking aft from forward superstructure, with USS Lexington CV-16 possibly astern. May 18, 1943 - 80-G-K-6061.
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IOWA's Commanding Officer Captain John L. McCrea inspecting his crew. Spring 1943 - 80-G-K-6121.
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