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World War II

World War II:

Launched on August 27, 1940, the USS IOWA battleship would head for Newfoundland and the North Atlantic just three years later for her first war patrol during World War II.

1948
Sep 01

Inactivation Begins in San Francisco CA

Inactivation Begins in San Francisco CA
1949
Jan 01

Captain Bennett M. Dodson, USN Becomes Commanding Officer

Captain Bennett M. Dodson, USN Becomes Commanding Officer
Mar 24

Placed Out of Commission & Into Reserve

Placed Out of Commission & Into Reserve
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