Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Life Arts

Photo Report on BB61

By       Message Bob Patterson       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags
Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 2/28/12

Author 20497
Become a Fan
  (10 fans)
- Advertisement -

The Iowa is visiting Richmond CA

The need for some restoration work is obvious.

- Advertisement -

Visitors are not required to take photos, but most do.

The USS Iowa (BB 61) is visiting Richmond CA for a bit of fund raising and refurbishing work and has public visiting hours on weekends.

- Advertisement -

The ship is en route to its new permanent home in the Los Angeles area and is now scheduled to arrive there sometime in May.

Until then, the public in the San Francisco area gets a chance to take an up close look and (for many) some photos.

On Saturday February 25, 2012, many of the visitors seemed to be former Navy personnel who had battleship experience, which is a good thing because the vessel needs volunteers to help with some restoration work.  

The battleship was in the mothball fleet but has been acquired by the Pacific Battleship Center and is being moved to San Pedro in the Los Angeles area.  

For more information about the Iowa and the move to its new permanent home please click

- Advertisement -

for information about visiting the Iowa while it is in the Richmond area click this link


- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

BP graduated from college in the mid sixties (at the bottom of the class?) He told his draft board that Vietnam could be won without his participation. He is still appologizing for that mistake. He received his fist photo lesson from a future (more...)

Bob Patterson Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

"Texas" Revisited: Michener's Warning

Huffington Post to bloggers: Drop Dead!

Freedom of the Press was fun while it lasted

Questions about Gen. Patton's Death

Did Rove engineer Cain's Florida win?

A relentless photo quest