Schlagwort-Archive: USS Iowa (BB 61)

USS Iowa (BB 61)

The third Iowa (BB-61) was laid down at New York Navy Yard, 27 June 1940; launched 27 August 1942; sponsored by Mrs. Henry A. Wallace, wife of Vice President Wallace, and commissioned 22 February 1943, Capt, John L. McCrea in command. On 24 February, Iowa put to sea for shakedown in Chesapeake Bay and along…
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