USS Iowa, BB-61, A Military Ship, As A Form Of Water Transport

The Stern
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The Stern of the ship, with a landing place for helicopters. The ship was permanently at dock and set up as a military museum and exhibit.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:31:42 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0043
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Rear Facing Guns
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The rear facing guns of the ship (actually cannons) were elevated as if ready to fire. Forward at midship, missile tubes and an anti-aircraft gun were exhibited at the ready.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:01 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0044
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Naval Helicopter
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A naval helicopter was parked midship. Two men stood and admired it.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:10 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T18_0038
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Tourists
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Tourists on the deck. One man photographed the ship. A woman was busy with her phone. And a family seemed more interested in waving to the people on the cruise ship going past.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:14 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T18_0039
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Middle Of The Ship
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The middle of the ship, at dock, with San Pedro spread out behind it.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:17 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0046
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Radar
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The ship's radar and other electronics rose high above the deck.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:25 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0049
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Symbols And Letters
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Symbols and letters painted on the ship, indicated the ships history and the battles in which it fought.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:48 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0050
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The Forward Guns
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Two sets of forward guns, the barrels of which had been welded closed.


Anonymous Feb 24, 2018 10:34:22
Barrels are not welded closed.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:32:57 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0051
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Floating Museum
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The great ship at dock now functioned as a floating museum.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:33:30 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_0053
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Overview Of The Ship
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An overall shot of the ship, showing its entire length.


USS Iowa (BB-61) external link   •  A Military Ship external link   •  As A Form Of Water Transport   •  Docked at San Pedro external link Los Angeles external link California external link   •  (Photo taken 17:33:42 Saturday 20 January 2018)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 4 February 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_0054
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