Brooklyn Navy Yard - Photo #124 - Other Ships

Photo:  Robert M. Cieri via
The New York Navy Yard Shipworker, "The man behind the man behind the gun," Brooklyn NY, Vol.III, No.10, January 29, 1944: Today Is the Day She Leaves Ways! Mighty Missouri As Launching Nears ... Workers, Few Guests to Witness Launching of USS Missouri, Iowa-Class Battleship. In the right-hand column it says "The first of her history-making class — the New-York-Navy-Yard-built USS Iowa — was launched from the very same ways seventeen months ago."