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USS Iowa off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 4 Apr 1943BirdStarboard view of USS Iowa, off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 7 Apr 194320mm Oerlikon cannon crew engaged in anti-aircraft exercise aboard USS Iowa, May 1943
USS Iowa off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 4 Apr 1943Bird's-eye view of USS Iowa, off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 7 Apr 1943Starboard view of USS Iowa, off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 7 Apr 194320mm Oerlikon cannon crew engaged in anti-aircraft exercise aboard USS Iowa, May 1943
Oerlikon and 5-inch mounts aboard USS Iowa during her shakedown cruise off east coast of the United States, May 1943Rear smokestack of USS Iowa at work during shakedown cruise on the east coast of the United States, May 1943; note quad Bofors mount in foregroundClose up view of the main guns in USS Iowa’s number 3 turret flanked by 20mm Oerlikons while at anchor in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 13 May 194320mm Oerlikon mounts on the main deck at the bow of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
Oerlikon and 5-inch mounts aboard USS Iowa during her shakedown cruise off east coast of the United States, May 1943Rear smokestack of USS Iowa at work during shakedown cruise on the east coast of the United States, May 1943; note quad Bofors mount in foregroundClose up view of the main guns in USS Iowa’s number 3 turret flanked by 20mm Oerlikons while at anchor in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 13 May 194320mm Oerlikon mounts on the main deck at the bow of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
40mm Bofors mounts on the main deck of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors mounts on turret No. 3 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors quad mount aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943One of the 20mm Oerlikon cannon tubs aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
40mm Bofors mounts on the main deck of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors mounts on turret No. 3 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors quad mount aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943One of the 20mm Oerlikon cannon tubs aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
One of the 20mm Oerlikon cannon tubs aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943Starboard side amidships view of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943Two 20mm Oerlikon mounts atop turret No. 2 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943USS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943; note carrier in background
One of the 20mm Oerlikon cannon tubs aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943Starboard side amidships view of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943Two 20mm Oerlikon mounts atop turret No. 2 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943USS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943; note carrier in background
USS Iowa off New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943USS Iowa with smaller boats off New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View from atop turret No. 2 of USS Iowa, looking forward, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View of Bofors cluster aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
USS Iowa off New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943USS Iowa with smaller boats off New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View from atop turret No. 2 of USS Iowa, looking forward, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View of Bofors cluster aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943

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