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USS New Jersey Iowa Class Overhauled at the U.S. Navy Dry Dock, Boston Navy Yard

USS New Jersey Iowa Class Overhauled at the U.S. Navy Dry Dock, Boston Navy Yard

Aerial starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) launching an RGM-84 Harpoon missile on the Pacific Missile Test Center Range

Aerial starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) launching an RGM-84 Harpoon missile on the Pacific Missile Test Center Range

The Shelly Foss and two fleet tugs, USS MOCTOBI (AFT-105), left, and USS TAKELMA (ATF-113), tow the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) from Bremerton, Wash., to Long Beach, Calif., to undergo refitting and reactivation

The Shelly Foss and two fleet tugs, USS MOCTOBI (AFT-105), left, and USS TAKELMA (ATF-113), tow the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) from Bremerton, Wash., to Long Beach, Calif., to undergo refitting and reactivation

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

A crewman in a dress white uniform stands near Mark 7 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The ship was recently towed here for refitting and reactivation

A crewman in a dress white uniform stands near Mark 7 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The ship was recently towed here for refitting and reactivation

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A starboard bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A starboard bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A port bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A port bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A port bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) entering port. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A port bow view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) entering port. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Barry Orell Sydney, Australia....A view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) lit up at night during the Australian bicentennial celebration. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 Barry Orell Sydney, Australia....A view of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) lit up at night during the Australian bicentennial celebration. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A quartermaster seaman uses a telescopic alidade to take a bearing aboard the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PHCS Ron Bayles Subic Bay, Philippines....A quartermaster seaman uses a telescopic alidade to take a bearing aboard the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Shipyard workers board the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) by way of the starboard gang plank. The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock for overhauling, refitting and reactivation

Shipyard workers board the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) by way of the starboard gang plank. The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock for overhauling, refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), taken from the dry dock floor. The battleship is in dry dock for refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), taken from the dry dock floor. The battleship is in dry dock for refitting and reactivation

James McMahon, freshman student of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture in Glen Cove, N.Y., lubricates the starboard screw strut bearings of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock to be overhauled and refitted for reactivation

James McMahon, freshman student of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture in Glen Cove, N.Y., lubricates the starboard screw strut bearings of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock to be overhauled and refitted for reactivation

Anchor chain of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) is laid out on the floor of the dry dock facility where the NEW JERSEY is being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

Anchor chain of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) is laid out on the floor of the dry dock facility where the NEW JERSEY is being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), in dry dock undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), in dry dock undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) taken from the dry dock with a wide angle camera lens. The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock to be overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) taken from the dry dock with a wide angle camera lens. The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock to be overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A bow view, taken with a wide angle lens, of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view, taken with a wide angle lens, of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view, taken with a wide angle lens, of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A bow view, taken with a wide angle lens, of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A view of the Mark 7 16-inch/50-cal. gun turret on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A view of the Mark 7 16-inch/50-cal. gun turret on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The NEW JERSEY is in dry dock being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

Shipyard personnel lubricate the strut bearings of the starboard screw assembly of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

Shipyard personnel lubricate the strut bearings of the starboard screw assembly of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in drydock. The ship is undergoing refitting and reactivation

A port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in dry dock undergoing refitting and reactivation

A port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) in dry dock undergoing refitting and reactivation

Shipyard personnel wear protective gear as they work on the hull of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), in dry dock being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

Shipyard personnel wear protective gear as they work on the hull of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), in dry dock being overhauled and refitted for reactivation

A bow view of the superstructure of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), surrounded by scaffolding, while being overhauled and refitted for reactivation. Note the Mark 7 16-inch/50-cal. gun turret

A bow view of the superstructure of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62), surrounded by scaffolding, while being overhauled and refitted for reactivation. Note the Mark 7 16-inch/50-cal. gun turret

A starboard beam view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

A starboard beam view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

View of the stern section of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

View of the stern section of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

Midship view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

Midship view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

Overhead view of the bow section of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

Overhead view of the bow section of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

A starboard bow view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

A starboard bow view of a model of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62)

View of the stern section of a model of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

View of the stern section of a model of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62)

Shipyard employees stand beside the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) as the ship is refloated in drydock here. The ship is undergoing refit after 12 years in storage

Shipyard employees stand beside the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) as the ship is refloated in drydock here. The ship is undergoing refit after 12 years in storage

Stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

The crew stands in formation on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) as the ship departs for sea trials. The NEW JERSEY, after undergoing renovation and modernization, is scheduled to be reactivated in January 1983

The crew stands in formation on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) as the ship departs for sea trials. The NEW JERSEY, after undergoing renovation and modernization, is scheduled to be reactivated in January 1983

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

A crewman monitors the engine room control panel aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The battleship, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

A crewman monitors the engine room control panel aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The battleship, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Crewmen eat in the dining area aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovations, is on sea trials prior to its reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen eat in the dining area aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovations, is on sea trials prior to its reactivation in January 1983

A view of the sunset as seen from the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

A view of the sunset as seen from the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

A view of a crew aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) leaving for sea trials

A view of a crew aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) leaving for sea trials

A view of the sunset as seen from the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

A view of the sunset as seen from the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The ship's bell hangs in the foreground. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to activation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62). The ship's bell hangs in the foreground. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to activation in January 1983

Anchor chains stretch across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Anchor chains stretch across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Anchor chains lay across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). Crewmen are chipping paint on the mooring bitts. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Anchor chains lay across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). Crewmen are chipping paint on the mooring bitts. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of signal flags aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of signal flags aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen on the forward deck of battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) watch as the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG 23) comes alongside. The NEW JERSEY, on sea trials after renovation and modernization, is scheduled to be reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen on the forward deck of battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) watch as the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG 23) comes alongside. The NEW JERSEY, on sea trials after renovation and modernization, is scheduled to be reactivation in January 1983

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen police the deck, picking up debris, after the firing the 16-inch/50-caliber guns aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen police the deck, picking up debris, after the firing the 16-inch/50-caliber guns aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation, at parade rest, on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation, at parade rest, on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The ship's bell hangs in the foreground. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The ship's bell hangs in the foreground. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

Port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Deck crewmen prepare for the firing of a 16-inch/50-caliber guns aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Deck crewmen prepare for the firing of a 16-inch/50-caliber guns aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A close-up starboard view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

A close-up starboard view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

The executive officer, center, watches the testing of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) weapon systems from the bridge. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The executive officer, center, watches the testing of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) weapon systems from the bridge. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62), second from right, and RADM Walter T. Piotti Jr., director, Surface Warfare Division, center, talk on the deck of the battleship. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

CAPT William M. Fogarty, commanding officer of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62), second from right, and RADM Walter T. Piotti Jr., director, Surface Warfare Division, center, talk on the deck of the battleship. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The main buss switch board aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

The main buss switch board aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Tugs, on the starboard side, assist the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Tugs, on the starboard side, assist the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen pull the mooring line aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) as they prepare to depart for sea trials. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing a period of renovation and modernization, is scheduled for reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen pull the mooring line aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) as they prepare to depart for sea trials. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing a period of renovation and modernization, is scheduled for reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen operate the electrical generators in the upper level engine room aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Crewmen operate the electrical generators in the upper level engine room aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Crewmen scrub the deck aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen scrub the deck aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

Tug boats maneuver the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Tug boats maneuver the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The executive officer uses a telephone to relay an order to the engine room aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The executive officer uses a telephone to relay an order to the engine room aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

RADM Harry C. Schrader Jr. visits aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The ship, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

RADM Harry C. Schrader Jr. visits aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The ship, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A signalman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) runs signal flags up the halyard. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A signalman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) runs signal flags up the halyard. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed into the Pacific Ocean by tugboats for sea trials

A crewman scrubs the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A crewman scrubs the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Tugboats maneuver into positions to tow the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) from the dock for sea trials

Tugboats maneuver into positions to tow the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) from the dock for sea trials

A crewman operates the ship's throttle in the main engine room aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). Behind him is the engine oil inspection station. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

A crewman operates the ship's throttle in the main engine room aboard the USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). Behind him is the engine oil inspection station. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivated in January 1983

Preparations are made to test fire the 16-inch 50 cal. guns on the aft deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Preparations are made to test fire the 16-inch 50 cal. guns on the aft deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) as tugboat maneuvers position on tow the ship from the dock for sea trials

Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) as tugboat maneuvers position on tow the ship from the dock for sea trials

A crewman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, undergoing sea trials after recently completing a period of modernization and renovations, is scheduled to be reactivated in January 1983

A crewman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, undergoing sea trials after recently completing a period of modernization and renovations, is scheduled to be reactivated in January 1983

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Crewmen stand in formation, at parade rest, on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen stand in formation, at parade rest, on the deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen scrub the deck aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen scrub the deck aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

Port bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

Anchor chains lay across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Anchor chains lay across the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of a crew aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) leaving for sea trials

A view of a crew aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) leaving for sea trials

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) underway off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. The ship is undergoing sea trials

A stern view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) underway off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. The ship is undergoing sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Tug boats maneuver the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Tug boats maneuver the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) away from the pier. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is departing for sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The ship's executive officer observes ship's operations from the bridge of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

The ship's executive officer observes ship's operations from the bridge of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A signalman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) uses the signal light to send a message to a nearby ship. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A signalman aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) uses the signal light to send a message to a nearby ship. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A close-up view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A close-up view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen and the ship's 16-inch/50-caliber gun barrels are silhouetted by the evening sun aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen and the ship's 16-inch/50-caliber gun barrels are silhouetted by the evening sun aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Starboard quarter view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

Crewmen aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) watch as the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG 23) comes alongside. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Crewmen aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) watch as the guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG 23) comes alongside. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

Port Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

Port Bow view of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) being towed from the dock by tugboats for sea trials

A right front view of a Navy SH-2F light airborne multi-purpose system (LAMPS) helicopter landing aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

A right front view of a Navy SH-2F light airborne multi-purpose system (LAMPS) helicopter landing aboard the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) during sea trials

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23) is cruising alongside. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983

A view of the 16-inch/50-caliber guns on the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62). The guided missile frigate USS LEWIS B. PULLER (FFG-23) is cruising alongside. The NEW JERSEY, after recently completing renovation and modernization, is undergoing sea trials prior to reactivation in January 1983