The decommissioned World War 11 battleship, USS IOWA, which served our country for six decades was escorted to her final destination at Berth 87 in the Port of Los Angeles at San Pedro. She will serve as a floating museum.
The public will be allowed to visit beginning on July 7. General admission will be $18, youth price for ages 6 to 17 will be $10 and senior fare for ages 62-plus will be $15. Hours: 9 to 5 (last admission at 4 PM).
Length: 887 feet long (3 football fields)
Weight: 45,000 tons
Beam: 108 feet (about 15 stories high)
Construction: Started June 27, 1940
Launched: August 27, 1942
Builder: Brooklyn Navy Yard