BB 61 USS Iowa; Iowa Class Battleship
Displacement 45,000 Tons, Dimensions, 887' 3" (oa) x
108' 2" x 37' 9" (Max))Armament 9 x 16"/50 20 x 5"/38AA, 80 x 40mm 49 x 20mm, 3 AC. Armor, 12 1/8" Belt, 16" Turrets, 1 1/2" +6" +5/8" Decks, 17 1/4" Conning Tower. Machinery, 212,000 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921.
Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, June 27, 1940.
Launched August 27, 1942. Commissioned February 22, 1943. Decommissioned March 24, 1949.
Recommissioned August 25, 1951. Decommissioned February 2, 1958. Recommissioned
April 28, 1984. Decommissioned October 26, 1990. Stricken for disposal 12 January 1995
but retained as a parts source. Reinstated on the Naval Vessels Register and
returned to reserve status 4 January 1999.
Fate: Moved to Susian Bay, Benicia California, April 2001.

BB 61 USS Iowa


This model is 55" Long, 14" High, 6 3/4" at Main Deck.

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