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USS IOWA(BB-61) Virtual Tour
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Click on the description of the area to be taken there.
All pictures taken in 1998 as she sat in Philadelphia.
Warning:  This is a graphic-intense tour. 

Exterior Pictures

Some of these are "thumb-nailed" and some full-size.

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They've put a whole new coat of paint on her.  They did NOT "feather out" what they chipped away though!
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Looking aft on Port side

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Good example of how TERRIBLE the Douglass Fir was.  The teak which was put in during the 1985 yard period is in GREAT shape, while the Fir is rotting.
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I couldn't pass this picture up!   Look at the grass growing in the Fir!
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Beautiful paint job on the flag!!!

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The Forrestall in the background
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Another bow shot

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GREAT paint job!
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From the parking area

 

Below are "Thumb-nail" pictures - click on the small picture to see a larger version!

 

 

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