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USS IOWA (BB 61)

STATUS: Reserve
DISPLACEMENT: 57,600;
58,000 as modified
LENGTH: 887 ft. 7 inches
BEAM: 108 ft
DRAUGHT: 28 ft 11 inches
SPEED: 33 knots
ARMAMENT: 9 16inch 50
caliber; 20 5 inch 38 caliber; 15
quad 40 mm; 60 20mm
(as modified: 9 16 inch 50 caliber;
12 5 inch 38 caliber;  40Sea
Sparrow SAMs; 3 Phalanx CIWS
COMMISSIONED: 1943-
1949; 1951-1958; 1984-1990.
USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

STATUS: Museum
DISPLACEMENT: 57,600; 58,000 as modified
LENGTH: 887 ft. 7 inches
BEAM: 108 ft 1 inch
DRAUGHT: 28 ft 11 inches
SPEED: 33 knots
USS WISCONSIN
(BB 64)

STATUS: Reserve/Museum
DISPLACEMENT: 57,600;
58,000 as modified
LENGTH: 887 ft. 3 inches
BEAM: 108 ft 3 inches
DRAUGHT: 28 ft 11 inches
SPEED: 33 knots
ARMAMENT: 9 16inch 50
caliber; 20 5 inch 38 caliber;
15 quad 40 mm; 60 20mm
(as modified: 9 16 inch 50
caliber; 12 5 inch 38 caliber;  
40Sea Sparrow SAMs; 3
Phalanx CIWS
COMMISSIONED: 1944-
1948; 1951-1958; 1988-1991.
ARMAMENT: 9 16inch 50 caliber; 20 5 inch 38
caliber; 15 quad 40 mm; 60 20mm
(as modified: 9 16 inch 50 caliber; 12 5 inch 38
caliber;  40Sea Sparrow SAMs; 3 Phalanx CIWS
COMMISSIONED: 1943- 1948; 1950-1957;
1968-1969; 1982-1991.
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Big J and Wisky

Good-bye to the Battleships (pdf)

The Night of the Battleships (pdf)