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Battleships, issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa

Battleships, issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa

report to congressional requesters

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20877) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battleships -- United States -- Safety measures,
  • Marine accidents -- United States -- Investigation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIssues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14698337M

    Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories..\t" We discussed Sandia's preliminary findings report BATTLESHIPS: Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa (GAO/ NSIAD, Jan. 29, ).,We are providing, Sandia's final report as a supplement to our earlier report. -). 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.

    USS Iowa (BB) is a retired battleship, the lead ship of her class, and the fourth in the United States Navy to be named after the state of to the cancellation of the Montana-class battleships, Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War r: New York Naval Yard.   NORFOLK, Va., April 19 (AP) - Here are telephone numbers released by the Atlantic Fllet for people to find out about relatives aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: .

    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. tw6v mine countermeasure ships for the Naval Reserve Force were to be honeported at San Francisco (Hunters Point). 2Battleships: Issues Arising from the Explosion Aboard the I I.S.S. Iowa (GAO/T-NSIAD, ). Page 2 GAO/NSIADBR Homeporting the U.S.S. MissouriFile Size: 1MB.


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Battleships, issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined issues concerning the April explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and the overall battleship program, focusing on: (1) the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratory's independent review of the Navy's technical analysis of the explosion; (2) the serviceability, supportability, and safety of ammunition and equipment; (3) personnel manning.

GAO discussed the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, focusing on: (1) an independent investigation of the Navy's technical analysis of the explosion; (2) equipment serviceability and safety; (3) manning and training issues; and (4) the battleship's employment plans and mission.

GAO found that: (1) the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratory concluded that there was a plausible.

Death at Sea: Issues Arising from the Explosion Aboard the U. Iowa on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. of the Navy's technical analysis of likely causes of the explosion, (2) review the safety aboard battleships, (3) examine manning and training issues raised by the Iowa's Commanding Officer after the explosion, and (4) review the battleships' employment plans and Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Battleships: issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: report to congressional requesters.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. DTIC ADA Battleships: Issues Arising from the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. IOWA Item Preview. The GAO discussed Sandia's preliminary findings in its report BATTLESHIPS: Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S.

Iowa (GAO/NSIAD, Jan. 29, ). This report is Sandia's final. The implication of the explosion began to register: the explosion aboard the Iowa could have been initiated simply by overramming the propellant bags into the breech.

Had the explosion not occurred, had the Navy’s investigators been vindicated, the battleships would have returned to the Fleet with their archaic guns and procedures still. Battleships, issues arising from the explosion aboard the USS Iowa (PDF).

The Office of the Distributor. Conahan, Frank C. Battleships: Issues Arising from the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa (PDF). The Office of the Distributor, Government Accountability Office (GAO). ASIN BDRDG. (Testimony).

BooksLocation: Caribbean Sea, off Puerto Rico. According to the GAO report: BATTLESHIPS:Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, they did not find any evidence that the battleships were in any better or worse material condition than other navy ships at the time.

Battleships: issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: report to congressional requesters / By United States. General Accounting Office. Abstract Iowa (Ship), Marine accidents, Naval gunnery, Battleships.

Battleships: issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: report to congressional requesters / (Washington, DC: The Office, ), by United States General Accounting Office (page images at HathiTrust) Marine investigation regulations and suspension and revocation proceedings, ti C.

R., parts and Capt. Larry Seaquist, USN (Ret.), former commanding officer, USS Iowa "Explosion Aboard the Iowa is an important story because it places on the public record some exceptionally significant facts about the Iowa explosion and key parts of the subsequent investigations.

Not only does Schwoebel demonstrate the flaws in the navy's investigation, but he presents wi"th all but mathematical certainty /5(8).

Battleships Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa NSIAD by U.S. Government Accountability Office G printed by BiblioGov Specification Brand. Finally decided to get the Iowa after a couple months of holding off.

I like the ship as a whole but to me, seems a bit over powered. Iowa can easily take a citadel but if her guns find you at the right angle, youll pay for it dearly. A rather unfortunate North Carolina found out the hard way aft. U.S.S. Iowa Was In On The Kill.

The giant USS Iowa, 45,ton battleship of the Third Fleet, has been in waters near Tokyo, engaged with other fleets in the occupation of Japan. The Iowa is now helping bring the boys home. Source: Hawarden Independent, October 4, Local Sailor Serving on Mighty U.S.S. Iowa. The GAO discussed Sandia's preliminary findings in its report BATTLESHIPS: Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S.

Iowa (GAO/NSIAD, Jan. 29, ). This report is Sandia's final report as a supplement to the earlier report. 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.

Battleships: issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: report to congressional requesters / (Washington, DC: The Office, ), by United States General Accounting Office (page images at HathiTrust) Manual of instruction in ordnance and gunnery for the U.S.

Naval Training Service. (Washington, [D.C.]: U.S. Govt. Print. This book presents an overview of proposed conversions of the Iowa class battleships and Alaska class large cruisers from to This book covers 16 conversions, with line drawings and full color original art illustrations for 11 of 16 proposed projects.

Coverage extends from MACK-equipped double-ended Talos Guided Missile Battleship designs to Jupiter-IRBM-carrying "Missile Monitor 5/5(1).

The Iowa ships were heavily armored, as battleships should be, with just over a foot of steel protection at the waterline. The ships were powered by. Battleship USS Iowa is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships. The Iowa-class ships were a class of fast battleships ordered by the United States Navy and built in .Enterd Navy on July 8, After basic training was assighned to the then new battleship U.S.S.

IOWA and served aboard her till the end of the war in After the war was assighned to the heavy crusier U.S.S. OAKLAHOMA CITY and was dicharged from the Navy on April 1,