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  • USS Iowa underwent an inspection by the US Navy Board of Inspection and Survey; the board would ultimately find many faults with the battleship and recommended to remove her from service, but the US Navy would decide to allocate funding to address the faults. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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