Battle, Dwayne Collier, EMFA

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Last Rank
Fireman Apprentice
Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1987-1989, EM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1987 - 1989
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Pineview Cemetery - South Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Sec. 56, Row 23, Lot 2

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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]

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Last Known Activity

Dwayne Collier Battle was the son of the late Maggie Lancaster Battle. He is survived by his sisters, Christina, Nicole, and Kimberly, and brothers, Joel, Tracy, and Marcus. He was a 1986 graduate of Rocky Mount Senior High School. He was one of 47 sailors killed when 550 pounds of gunpowder exploded inside the No. 2, 16-inch gun turret on the battleship USS Iowa off Puerto Rico.

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  1987-1989, EM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)

EM-Electrician's Mate

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 USS Iowa (BB-61) Details

USS Iowa (BB-61)
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; G.E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 1921. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, June 27, 1940. Launched August 27, 1942. Commissioned February 22, 1943. Decommissioned March 24, 1949. Recommissioned August 25, 1951. Decommissioned February 2, 1958. Recommissioned April 28, 1984. Decommissioned October 26, 1990. Stricken for disposal 12 January 1995 but retained as a parts source. Reinstated on the Naval Vessels Register and returned to reserve status 4 January 1999. Fate: Preserved as Memorial at 250 S Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90731

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USS Iowa (BB-61)

Hatzfeld, Willim, CPO, (1960-1989) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Clark, Tim, PO1, (1980-2000) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Palmiere, Martin, CPO, (1975-1999) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Kerberg, Lewis, PO1, (1982-1992) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Conant, Ronald, SCPO, (1988-2009) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hanson, David, PO3 EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Mendoza, Anibal, PO3, (1986-1990) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Nguyen, Chuong, PO3, (1987-1990) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Waugh, Richard, PO2, (1988-1992) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ryle, Thomas, SCPO, (1973-1993) EM EM-4615 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Hatzfeld, William "Bill", CPO, (1960-1990) EM EM-4615 Chief Petty Officer
Frakes, Randy, PO1, (1982-1993) EM EM-4615 Petty Officer First Class
Amerson, Mike, PO1, (1983-2003) EM EM-4615 Petty Officer Second Class
Anderson, Bret, CPO, (1986-2007) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Rowell, Guy, PO2, (1982-1988) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Burt, David, PO3, (1984-1988) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Percival, Joe, PO2, (1988-1996) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Giesemann, Ty, CAPT, (1968-1994) OFF 111X Commander
Menard, Greg, CDR, (1983-Present) OFF 651X Commander
Ross, Albert, CAPT, (1957-1996) OFF 644X Commander
Rubink, Gerald, CDR, (1963-1996) NC NC-0000 Commander
Fitzsimmons, Bill, CDR, (1962-1996) OFF 644X Lieutenant Commander
Goforth, Brad, LCDR, (1971-1994) OFF 165X Lieutenant Commander
Thompson, Fred, CDR, (1980-2001) OFF 410X Lieutenant Commander
Avery, Gary, LT, (1975-1995) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Greene, Martin, CDR, (1975-1998) OFF 161X Lieutenant
Jewett, Chris, CAPT, (1971-2010) OFF 641X Lieutenant
Minyard, Scott, CDR, (1981-1999) OFF 114X Lieutenant
Turner, Jeff, CDR, (1986-2008) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Zelesnikar, Dan, CDR, (1973-2003) OFF 618X Lieutenant
Barker, Glenn, LCDR, (1989-2009) OFF 116X Ensign
Iatrou, Steve, LCDR, (1981-2003) OFF 111X Ensign
Isleib, Chris, CAPT, (1985-2008) OFF 111X Ensign
McGovern, Sam, CWO4, (1967-1997) OFF 714X Chief Warrant Officer 4
Fulcher, Charles, MCPO, (1960-1990) GM GM-0876 Master Chief Petty Officer
Zink, John, MCPO, (1969-1994) FC FC-1133 Master Chief Petty Officer
Balgenorth, Michael, CMC, (1964-1987) CMC 9580 Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Scott, Bobby, MCPO, (1952-Present) BM BM-0000 Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Coomer, Steve, SCPO, (1966-1988) SK SK-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Fobbs, James, SCPO, (1963-1990) FC FC-1110 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Ghormley, William, SCPO, (1971-1993) AG AG-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Harrington, Dale, MCPO, (1973-2003) RM RM-2346 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Johnson, James E, SCPO, (1966-1993) IS IS-3905 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Leggett, Jerry, MCPO, (1965-1993) NC NC-9589 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Racsumberger, John, CMC, (1972-2000) RM RM-2318 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Randall, Bill, CMC, (1974-2001) AG AG-7412 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Stegall, Jr, William G., SCPO, (1975-1996) GM GMG-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Zeiglar, Reginald, SCPO GM GMT-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
ZIEGLAR, REGINALD GM GM-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Ziegler, Reginald Owen, SCPO, (1970-1989) GM GM-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Allen, Nolan, CWO3, (1975-1995) EW EW-1734 Chief Petty Officer
Annin, Steve, CPO, (1978-1999) IC IC-4746 Chief Petty Officer
Bennett, Mike, CPO, (1972-2003) MM MM-4204 Chief Petty Officer
Callahan, David, SCPO, (1976-1998) MM MM-4204 Chief Petty Officer
Clancy, Tim, CPO, (1971-1991) GM GMT-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Darenkamp, James, CAPT, (1978-2015) EW EW-1781 Chief Petty Officer
Doptis, John, CPO, (1966-2005) IS IS-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Farmer, Carl, SCPO GM GMG-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Howard, Wm., CPO, (1970-1994) SK SK-2814 Chief Petty Officer

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