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CAPT Fred P. Moosally, commanding officer of the battleship USS IOWA (BB-61), speaks during the plaque unveiling ceremony honoring the 47 crew members killed in the No. 2 turret explosion aboard the IOWA. Moosally will also present awards to those crew members who served with distinction during the tragedy, which occurred on April 19, 1989, during routine gunnery exercises

CAPT Fred P. Moosally, commanding officer of the battleship USS IOWA (BB-61), speaks during the plaque unveiling ceremony honoring the 47 crew members killed in the No. 2 turret explosion aboard the IOWA. Moosally will also present awards to those crew members who served with distinction during the tragedy, which occurred on April 19, 1989, during routine gunnery exercises

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk

State: Virginia (VA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Thomas Witham

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

1989
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The U.S. National Archives
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