February 22, 2018

Happy 75th, Iowa!

75 years ago today, the USS Iowa was commissioned for the first time at the New York Navy Yard.

The original bell is also scheduled to arrive today from Des Moines, where it's been on display for the past 25 years. I wish I could be there for the celebration on Saturday.


  1. February 22, 2018John M said...

    Thanks for the reminder.

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