USS New Jersey (BB-16) was the fourth of five Virginia-class battleships of the United States Navy, and the first ship to carry her name.She was laid down at the Fore River Shipbuilding Company in Quincy, Massachusetts in May 1902, launched in November 1904, and commissioned into the fleet in May 1906. You are purchasing an original print of my original digital drawing. Like her sister ships, the USS New Jersey was an awe-inspiring site in 1943 with her 9 x 16 inch Mark 7 series main guns. Finally decommissioned on February 8, 1991, and stricken from the Navy list on January 4, 1999, the NEW JERSEY was donated as a museum on July 20, 2000, …

The photo lab where I was stationed was aft on the 02 level just over the after 16 inch gun turret. USS New Jersey firing a broadside [1200x941] Us Battleships Capital Ship Heavy Cruiser Us Navy Ships Naval History Navy Military Big Guns United States Navy Aircraft Carrier. USS New Jersey, a 45,000-ton Iowa class battleship, was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania. Just read the USS New Jersey story.

Supplemental artillery support was provided through some twenty 5" Mark 12 series cannons and air-defense accomplished through 80 x 40mm guns and an additional 49 x 20mm guns. USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named after the US state of New Jersey. PH2 Rich Sforza #28 The battleship New Jersey (BB-62) steams as part of the carrier Midway's (CV-41) battle group in the Western Pacific Ocean during July 1983. #27 Aerial photograph of full broadside of Battleship New Jersey (BB-62).

New Jersey earned more battle stars for combat actions than the other three completed Iowa-class battleships, and was the only US battleship providing gunfire support during the Vietnam War. USS New Jersey (BB 62) firing a full broadside, Tonkin Gulf I downloaded this photo from the web but I belive that this is one of the photos I shot while I was a Navy photographer.

USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named after the US state of New Jersey. 647. (USS…

A 16" Mark 8 APC shell weighs 2,700 lbs. 0:06. Her forward 40mm guns were removed during a very light and expedited refit before deploying. USS New Jersey (BB 62) - decommissioned - USS NEW JERSEY was the second of the four IOWA - class battleships and throughout her long life she was commissioned for 257 months. Kids can sleep in the bunks where the sailors slept in an overnight encampment. And then the 2x Alaska super/battlecruiser for what they’re worth. We were at about 2500 feet and we could feel the blast wave. Article by imgur. FOR HI-RES VERSIONS OF THESE IMAGES: Email: info@battleshipnewjersey.org. 2x New Yorks close enough to the standards.