Photos - 1954-1999 Page 1

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Battleship Division Two: In line abreast formation, 7 June 1954, in the Virginia Capes operating area, on the only occasion that all four Iowa class battleships were photographed operating together. Ship closest to the camera is Iowa (BB-61). The others are (from near to far):Wisconsin (BB-64); Missouri (BB-63) and New Jersey (BB-62).

18 October 1955 photo of the Wisconsin (BB-64) being towed under the Manhattan Bridge by tugs after she ran aground on Diamond Rock at the Eastern tip of Manhattan today. She was enroute from Bayonne N.J. shipyard to the Brooklyn Navy Yard when she got stuck. Tugs freed the vessel after 45 minutes.

Battleship Division Two Steaming in column, 7 June 1954, in the Virginia Capes operating area, on the only occasion that all four Iowa class battleships were photographed operating together. Ship leading the column is Wisconsin (BB-64). The others are (in no particular order): Iowa (BB-61); New Jersey (BB-62) and Missouri (BB-63).

The Wisconsin (BB-64) is shown at the International Naval Review, Hampton Roads, 12 June 1957. Note the heavy-weather fueling at sea king posts.

Wisconsin (BB-64) in peace time grey, 1960.

Wisconsin (BB-64), New Jersey (BB-62)and Iowa (BB-61) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in mothballs. April 1967.

Firing to starboard with her rear 16"/50, circa 1988-1991.

Circa 1950's photo of the Wisconsin (BB-64).

Underway at sea, circa 1988-1991.

Firing a broadside to port with her 16"/50 and 5"/38 guns, circa 1988-1991.