Photo #: 80-G-K-825 (Color)
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Commissioning ceremonies on the ship's after deck, at the New York Navy Yard, NY, 22 February 1943.
Note: Mark 38 main battery director with Mark 8 fire control radar on top, 16"/50 triple gun turret, freshly raised National Ensign, and incomplete condition of some features of the ship's after superstructure.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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7 January 2000