USS Iowa, 1943. Commanding Officer - Captain John L. McCrea, U.S.N., Executive Officer - Commander T.J. Casey, U.S.N..
Thanksgiving Day, 25 November 1943, Dinner: citrus fruit cocktail - marashino, hearts of kalamazoo celery, pimiento stuffed olives, california ripe olives, essence of tomato bouillon, lemon, saltines, jellied fruit molds, french dressing, roast young vermont turkey, cranberry jelly, piquant dressing, giblet gravy, snowflake potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, new peas in butter, hot cheese biscuits, old fashioned mince pie, coffee.
Related Source: USS Iowa
BB-61 history, Dictionary of American Fighting Ships.