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USS Iowa (BB-61) is a retired battleship, the lead ship of its class, and the fourth in the United States Navy to be named after the state of Iowa. Owing to the cancellation of the Montana-class battleships, Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of its class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II.

During World War II, it carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt across the Atlantic to Mers El Kébir, Algeria, en route to a meeting of vital importance in 1943 in Tehran with Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Britain and Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union. When transferred to the Pacific Fleet in 1944, Iowa shelled beachheads at Kwajalein and Eniwetok in advance of Allied amphibious landings and screened aircraft carriersoperating in the Marshall Islands. It also served as the Third Fleet flagship, flying Admiral William F. Halsey's flag at the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay. During the Korean War, Iowa was involved in raids on the North Korean coast, after which it was decommissioned into the United States Navy reserve fleets, better known as the "mothball fleet." It was reactivated in 1984 as part of the 600-ship Navy plan and operated in both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets to counter the recently expanded Soviet Navy. In April 1989, an explosion of undetermined origin wrecked its No. 2 gun turret, killing 47 sailors.

Iowa was decommissioned for the last time in October 1990 after 19 total years of active service, and was initially stricken from the Naval Vessel Register (NVR) in 1995. was reinstated from 1999 to 2006 to comply with federal laws that required retention and maintenance of two Iowa-class battleships. In 2011 Iowa was donated to the Los Angeles–based non-profit Pacific Battleship Center and was permanently moved to Berth 87 at the Port of Los Angeles in 2012, where it was opened to the public as the USS Iowa Museum.
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08/19/2019 10:55 am
Level 1 : New Miner
Jamer_strike_n20
Can you also do "USS Missouri (1944)" thx.
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08/18/2019 9:02 pm
Level 4 : Apprentice Architect
Tilted
This Shit.

This Shit.
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08/18/2019 7:06 pm
Level 5 : Apprentice Miner
_Callado_
i am nutting because theres a good iowa here
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08/18/2019 6:07 pm
Level 33 : Artisan Artist
Sketchzi
Finally, a good Iowa
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08/18/2019 10:59 am
Level 21 : Expert Archer
ry457
Sick bro +1 diamond
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08/18/2019 10:43 am
Level 2 : Apprentice Miner
Cobby947
what shaders are u using
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08/18/2019 8:29 pm
Level 5 : Apprentice Miner
_Callado_
Sir its a render
not a shader
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08/18/2019 7:50 pm
Level 27 : Expert Architect
JishDaGreat2
bruh

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