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Museum ships now - IOWA and MIDWAY - but back in the day... helllo ship handling! 💪👍 ... See MoreSee Less

Museum ships now - IOWA and MIDWAY - but back in the day... helllo ship handling! 💪👍

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I guess we found the exception to the (very sound) maxim that "The mark of a great shiphandler is never getting into situations that require great shiphandling."

This was my view that day!

And another from that day...

My dad served on the Iowa. I've been on Midway and still planning on visiting Iowa.

You can see em both on the same vacation too, only 2 hours apart. They're both amazing ships to visit!

Been aboard the Midway twice. Great museum!

Midway is large enough to not be bothered much by the weird bow wave the Iowa hull-forms make, unlike a destroyer. Surely the people working on the Panama Canal in the decade prior to WW1 did not realize how much they would determine the design of the last class of battleships.

seen both of them several times, this summer I will visit again as I enjoy the history and stories of the brave souls that sailed on them.

Two great ships.

Toured them both, awesome !!!

Who's refueling who???

Too bad they aren’t in the same location

I’ve seen them both. The Iowa 3 times....

USS Midway (CV-41) conducting an underway replenishment with battleship USS Iowa (BB-61), December 1987. Midway and Iowa were in the Persian Gulf as part of Battle Group Alpha. US Navy photo by PH2 Raszler. Defense Imagery Management Operations Center (DIMOC), photo # DN-SC-92-05313.

there are no small mistakes .. with big ships ??

And if you are a Iowa resident you go in free on the Iowa.

I’ve been aboard both ships.

Iowa doing her tertiary duty as a fleet oiler!

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