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Battleship USS Iowa BB-61
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 33° 44.484 W 118° 16.649
11S E 381667 N 3734216
Quick Description: This decommissioned Battleship is located at 250 S Harbor Blvd, Berth 87 in San Pedro, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2013 9:31:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMHQZJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 7

Long Description:
From the Battleship's web page:

Built in 1940, the USS IOWA served our country for over 50 years. Designated the "World's Greatest Naval Ship" due to her big guns, heavy armor, fast speed, longevity and modernization, she kept pace with technology for more than 50 years.

During her more than 50 years in service, IOWA has welcomed and escorted our nation’s Commander in Chief on many occasions. No other battleship in our nation’s history has been host to more U.S. Presidents than the IOWA.

Type of vessel: Battleship BB-61 built in 1940

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: 18.00

Date: 1/1/1995

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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