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Explosion Aboard the Iowa

by Richard L. Schwoebel

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military engineering,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Shipbuilding technology & engineering,
  • United States.,
  • Naval Science (Specific Aspects),
  • Warships,
  • Technology,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Navy,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Iowa (Ship),
  • Military Science,
  • Investigation,
  • Marine accidents

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8600229M
    ISBN 101557508100
    ISBN 109781557508102

      includes revelations uncovered in newly accessible material. The authors offer a complete description and analysis of the tragic turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa in April , with conclusions that differ from those widely reported by the media and from those officially presented by the :   Number three Gun Turret (16 Inch) fired starboard aboard the USS Missouri (BB). Number two gun turret fired. Number one turret trained forward. USS .

    A journalist's account of a gun-turret explosion aboard the battleship, USS Iowa, which killed 47 sailors. The book describes the Navy's coverup-- instead of admitting lax safety, it blamed the explosion on a quarrel of homosexuals. @article{osti_, title = {U. S. S. Iowa Explosion}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {In assessing the Navy's technical investigation of the April explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, GAO enlisted the assistance of the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories. This report contains Sandia's final report, which concludes that it is unclear whether the turret explosion.

    Bibliogov, United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.GAO provided a supplement to its report on the April explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, focusing on the Sandia National Laboratory s independent review of the Navy s technical analysis of the explosion. The guns of Turret II aboard the battleship USS Iowa were loaded with a powder that was improper for the type of projectile scheduled to be fired from the inch guns, Navy documents reveal.


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Explosion Aboard the Iowa by Richard L. Schwoebel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explosion Aboard the Iowa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Written by the head of the technical investigating team, this bo /5.

"The explosion aboard the battleship Iowa in that killed forty-seven crewmen during a routine gunnery exercise was a tragedy not only for the family and friends of those who died but for the U.S. Navy, whose awkward attempts to determine a cause failed miserably.

Explosion Aboard the Iowa [Richard L. Schwoebel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The explosion aboard the battleship Iowa in that killed 47 crewmen during a routine gunnery exercise was a tragedy not only for the family & friends of those who died but for the U.S.

Navy/5(7). Explosion aboard the IOWA, by Richard L, Schwoebel, Ph.D. Annapolis, Naval Institute Press, ISBN pp. (including 7 appendices). Iowa's turret two on fire immediately following the explosion.

(Photo: U.S. Navy)President Ronald Reagan's Secretary of the Navy, John Lehman, had a dream in the early s: A ship fleet. And while growing that fleet, Lehman wanted to bring back some of the elegance and esprit tha Author: Team Mighty. The USS Iowa (BB) was the lead ship of the last class of battleships built by the U.S.

Navy, and was the first of four in that class to be commissioned, on 22 February Although the Japanese super-battleships Yamato and Musashi were heavier and had larger guns (nine inch) the Iowa-class (Iowa, New Jersey, Missouri, and Wisconsin) were without doubt the most sophisticated.

The committee received testimony from the General Accounting Office and the Sandia Laboratory and reviewed the Navy investigation into the gun turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa. On Thursday, the.

Subcommittee members discussed the final report by the General Accounting Office on the explosion aboard the U.S. Iowa. Report Video Issue Go to Live Event Javascript must be enabled in order to.

Get this from a library. Issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, November 8, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. CHARLESTON -- The author of the book "A Glimpse of Hell" cannot be sued for libel in South Carolina, but the publisher of the book about the explosion aboard the.

Pentagon officials said he was being transfered from duty aboard the Iowa as ''a prudent measure'' after newspaper and television reports linked his name to the explosion, which killed 47 sailors.

Since April, at least 60 sailors have died in serious accidents aboard Navy vessels, including the April 19 gun turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa that killed 47 crew members, the May 9 fire. USS Iowa (BB 61) Crew List.

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Iowa (BB 61). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. At least 47 sailors were killed today when an explosion and fire tore through a huge gun turret aboard the battleship Iowa about miles northeast of Puerto Rico.

Those Who Served: The USS IOWA “Those Who Served” collection provides snapshots and stories from USS IOWA veterans who proudly served throughout its storied service history.

This will be a continuously growing Registry of USS IOWA Service where you can search for shipmates or enter information about your own service or that of a loved one. Buy a cheap copy of A Glimpse of Hell book. After the Navy blames the explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a single despondent crew member, a skeptical Lieutenant risks his reputation - and his career - to Free shipping over $   Twenty-five years ago this week — J — United Airlines Flight from Denver to Chicago experienced extreme mechanical malfunction while at a cruising height of 37, feet.

Review. On ApTurret Two aboard the recommissioned battleship USS Iowa exploded, killing 47 men. In A Glimpse of Hell, former naval officer, newspaper reporter, and 60 Minutes producer Charles Thompson has written an authoritative exposé of the United States Navy high command's consistent efforts to manipulate the evidence of that disaster and slander deceased seaman Clayton /5(28).

# INSIDE Tour of U.S.S. IOWA Battleship. President Franklin D Roosevelt Private Bedroom (11/8/17) - Duration: Daze with Jordan the L views. The impact of manning for gunners-mates aboard the Iowa was highlighted at the time of the explosion.

In turret II, two of the three journeymen-level gun. As part of requests concerning the Apexplosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and other battleship issues, we assessed the Navy's technical investigation of the explosion. The GAO discussed Sandia's preliminary findings in its report BATTLESHIPS: Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S.

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