In 1938, plans for the structure of the Battleship USS Iowa (BB-61) were first made. The Battleship USS Iowa was built in the Brooklyn Naval Yards in Brooklyn, NY, and was launched on August 27, 1942. The Battleship was the first of its kind utilized during World War II.
The Iowa Battleship transported three US Presidents.
Currently the former battleship hosts the Iowa Battleship Museum.
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I'm a Virginia historian and legal expert who is related to individuals who rode on the Mayflower ship, American founding father George Mason IV, three Union veterans from the U.S. Civil War, two of whom marched with General Sherman to Atlanta, two Confederate veterans, and President Theodore Roosevelt’s and Franklin Roosevelt’s family.
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