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Crew members man the rails aboard the battleship USS IOWA (BB-61) as the ship approaches home port. The IOWA is returning to Norfolk after an explosion in the No. 2 16-inch gun turret killed 47 crew members on April 19th during routine gunnery exercises approximately 300 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

Crew members man the rails aboard the battleship USS IOWA (BB-61) as the ship approaches home port. The IOWA is returning to Norfolk after an explosion in the No. 2 16-inch gun turret killed 47 crew members on April 19th during routine gunnery exercises approximately 300 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Norfolk

State: Virginia (VA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Robert Sabo

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

Date

23/04/1989
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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