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Rear Admiral Clark Woodward driving the first rivet for battleship Iowa at the keel laying ceremony, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1940Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 2 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Dec 1940
Rear Admiral Clark Woodward driving the first rivet for battleship Iowa at the keel laying ceremony, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1940Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 2 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Dec 1940
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1941Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, Jul 1941Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 2 of 2
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1941Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, Jul 1941Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 2 of 2
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Jul 1942Battleship Iowa being prepared for launching, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, late Aug 1942Battleship Iowa shortly after launching, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, late Aug 1942Battleship Iowa being fitted out at New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Jul 1942Battleship Iowa being prepared for launching, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, late Aug 1942Battleship Iowa shortly after launching, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, late Aug 1942Battleship Iowa being fitted out at New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942
Preparing 16-inch guns for installation on USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942Shipyard worker working on a turret aboard battleship Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942USS Iowa at the New York Naval Shipyard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2
Preparing 16-inch guns for installation on USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942Shipyard worker working on a turret aboard battleship Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, fall 1942USS Iowa at the New York Naval Shipyard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2
Commissioning ceremony of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 22 Feb 1943BirdBattleship Iowa being inclined at the drydock of Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 28 Mar 1943USS Iowa off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 29 Mar 1943
Commissioning ceremony of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 22 Feb 1943Bird's-eye view of the amidships section of USS Iowa, circa Feb-Mar 1943Battleship Iowa being inclined at the drydock of Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 28 Mar 1943USS Iowa off Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 29 Mar 1943

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