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!
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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.
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