Iowa Class

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Iowa Class Battleship Profile Drawings

This was the last class of battleship built for the U.S. Navy.  The class was made up of USS Iowa BB 61, USS New Jersey BB 62, USS Missouri BB 63, and USS Wisconsin BB 64.  Initially built as floating gun platforms, they underwent several refittings during their life-cycle.  Armanent, electronics, and navigation systems were upgraded several times.  During their final service, they had the capability of launching cruise missiles along with their mighty 16" guns.

 

Battleship Profile Drawings by George E. Bieda

We carry all of George Bieda's works of the "Modernized" Iowa Class, refitted in 1983.  Several examples are shown below, including our favorite, the USS New Jersey (BB-62), in her modern configuration.  Click on any of the thumbnails for a larger view, then click your browser's BACK button to return here.  And don't forget to select your ship and print size when ordering.  Satisfaction is guaranteed!

Profile drawing of the USS Iowa BB 61 by George Bieda Profile Drawing of the USS New Jersey BB 62 by George Bieda Profile drawing of the USS Wisconsin BB 64 by George Bieda
USS Iowa BB 61 USS New Jersey BB 62 USS Wisconsin BB 64

The "Modernized" Iowa Class Battleships
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With several refittings and upgrades, the Iowa Class Battleships served honorably for over 50 years, from World War II to the first Gulf War.  Below are several examples of these dreadnaughts in their younger days.  Clicking on a thumbnail will show a larger view.  Then click your browser's BACK button to return here.

Profile drawing of the USS New Jersey BB 62 by George Bieda Profile drawing of the USS New Jersey BB 62 by George Bieda Profile drawing of the USS Missouri BB 63 by George Bieda Profile drawing of the USS Missouri BB 63 by George Bieda
1945 1968 1945 1953
USS New Jersey BB 62 USS Missouri BB 63

The Iowa Class Battleship Profiles
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Ship:

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Year(s) Served Aboard Her (e.g. 1942-44):

(If you tell us when you were aboard, we will try to depict her EXACTLY as you remember.)
Personalization? (Limit 3 Lines):

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