​SCUTTLEBUTT is the official podcast of the National Museum of the Surface Navy at the Battleship IOWA, in affiliation with the Surface Navy Association’s Battleship IOWA Chapter.

We’re here to take inspirational dives into the daily challenges, sparks of passion, and unwavering dedication of our crew and supporters. We also interview thought leaders in both the public and private sectors to hear their thought-provoking stories and opinions on current and relevant topics.

Connect, have fun with, and get to know the cast of characters who give the museum its personality.


Scuttlebutt is also available in video format on our YouTube channel.


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Pacific Battleship Center dba National Museum of the Surface Navy
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: 877-446-9261 ext. 747


Pacific Battleship Center is a highly-rated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, CA. Currently the organization operates the Battleship IOWA Museum as a top 5 attraction in Southern California.

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