Iowa class battleshipFour battleships of the Iowa-class battleships (BB-61 through BB-64) were built in the early 1940s in the United States.
The Iowa class were constructed at two Navy Yards:
- Iowa (BB-61), built at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York;
- New Jersey (BB-62), built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard;
- Missouri (BB-63), built at the New York Navy Yard; and
- Wisconsin (BB-64), built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
Currently, three of the ships are on display at the following locations:
USS NEW JERSEY
On October 14, 2001, USS NEW JERSEY opened as a museum at Campden, NJ.
Located 1,000 yards from USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, Missouri was opened as a museum 29 Jan 1999. The museum is operated by the USS Missouri Memorial Association, a non-profit organization.
Berthed in Norfolk, VA.