June 8, 2012

USS Iowa sits at anchor

Navy photograph PO Eli J. Medellin

The USS Iowa sits at anchor off Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. The battleship is being prepared for berthing in San Pedro, Calif., as a floating museum.

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