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The Battleship Iowa was built in the New York Naval Shipyard and first launched on August 27, 1942. During WWII and the Korean War, it was the "Mighty I", and for the 1980's Cold War, it was the "Big Stick", referring to President Teddy Roosevelt's advice: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." it was decommissioned on August 26, 1990 and now serves as a museum. Located at 250 South Harbor Boulevard in San Pedro, California.

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  • Taken: Jun 30, 2019
  • Uploaded: Jun 30, 2019
  • Updated: Jun 29, 2020