Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
  USS Wisconsin BB-64
Iowa Class Battleship

52,000 Tons
887.2' x 108.2' x 28.9'
(1943 armament)
9 × 16" 50 cal Mark 7 guns
20 × 5" 38 cal Mark 12 guns
80 × 40mm AA guns
49 × 20mm AA guns

Click For Enlargement
Justin Taylan 2005

Ship History
Built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in Philadelphia, PA. Laid down on January 25, 1941. Launched on December 7, 1943. Commissioned on April 16 1944 with Captain Earl E. Stone in command.

Wartime History
During February 1945, participated in the bombarding Iwo Jima in support of the U. S. Marine Corps landing.

Displayed at the Battleship Museum USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia.

Nauticus - Battleship Wisconsin
USS Wisconsin Association of Former Crewmembers

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
August 4, 2020


  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram