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Unit Details

Strength
Battleship
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Year
1943 - 1991
 

Description
Iowa Class Battleship: Displacement 45,000 Tons, Dimensions, 887' 3" (oa) x 108' 2" x 37' 9" (Max). Armament 9 x 16"/50 20 x 5"/38AA, 80 x 40mm 49 x 20mm, 3 AC. Armor, 12 1/8" Belt, 17" Turrets, 1 1/2" +6" +5/8" Decks, 17 1/4" Conning Tower. Machinery, 212,000 SHP; Westinghouse Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921.
Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard, September 16, 1940. Launched December 7, 1942. Commissioned May 23, 1943. Decommissioned June 30, 1948. Recommissioned November 21, 1950. Decommissioned August 21, 1957. Recommissioned April 6, 1968. Decommissioned December 17, 1969. Recommissioned December 28, 1982. Decommissioned September 9, 1991. Stricken for disposal 12, January 1995. Retained in reserve; reinstated on the Naval Vessels Register, in reserve, 12, February 1998. Stricken for preservation in New Jersey, 4 January, 1999. Towed to Philadelphia, 12 September 1999 - 11 November 1999.
Fate: Moved to Camden, NJ for preservation as a museum.


Notable Persons
None
 
Reports To
Iowa-class
 
Active Reporting Unit
None
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
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Unit Documents
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Battleship New Jersey
818 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Wingard, Stephen, CPO, (1980-2004)
  • Winterburn, Al, PO1, (1950-1958)
  • Witkowski, John, CWO4, (1960-1984)
  • Wolff, Joseph, CWO3, (1970-1991)
  • Wolpin, Richard, PO1, (1975-1996)
  • Wood, Robert, PO2, (1983-1989)
  • Wood, Robert, PO2, (1983-1989)
  • Wooten, Kenneth, CPO, (1980-2004)
  • Wozniak, Joseph, CWO4, (1958-1988)
  • Wright, Kenneth, PO2, (1979-1986)
  • Yeager, David, MCPO, (1980-2006)
  • Young, Dennis, PO3, (1988-1990)
  • Young, Raymond, PO3, (1984-1988)
  • YOUNG, ROBERT, SCPO, (1977-2001)
 
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  Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal - 2003
 



Name of Award
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal

Devices
none
Year Awarded
2003

Details behind Award:
Not Specified
Last Updated:
Nov 17, 2009
 
 
 
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