President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The Battleship USS Iowa – Transported President Franklin Roosevelt To Algeria For D-Day Meeting

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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