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Issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

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, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iowa (Ship) -- Explosion, 1989.,
  • Marine accidents -- United States -- Investigation.,
  • Naval gunnery -- Safety measures.,
  • Governmental investigations -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 146 p. :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17660200M

    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. -). @article{osti_, title = {U. S. S. Iowa Explosion}, author = {}, 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 that killed.

    the open chamber of the center inch gun of the battleship U.S.S. Iowa’ s turret II. The Navy’ s investigation concluded that the explosion resulted from a deliberate act and not from a defect in the gun or propellant. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Chair, Sub-.   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.

      To the Editor: ''The Navy's Disloyalty to Its Own,'' your March 22 editorial on the investigation into the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, is offensive and irresponsible. Issues Arising From the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa; NSIAD - Navy Budget () Status of Flying Hour and Steaming Day Performance Indicators; NSIAD - Army Training () Computer Simulations Can Improve Command Training in Large-Scale Exercises; NSIAD - Defense Procurement ().


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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. The explosion in the center gun room killed 47 of the turret's crewmen and severely damaged the gun turret itself.

Two major investigations were undertaken into the cause of the explosion, one by the U.S. Navy and then one by the Government Accountability Office(GAO) and Sandia National on: Caribbean Sea, off Puerto Rico.

Battleships: issues arising from the explosion aboard the U.S.S. Iowa: report to congressional requesters /. 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. 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. 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. Also consulted was the GAO Report to Congressional Requestors of January“Battleships: Issues Arising from the Explosion Aboard the U.S.S.

Iowa.”. The history behind the USS Iowa, the explosion in turret #2 and why we need to keep her open as a museum. NOTE: I realize that there was a. USS Iowa Survivors Gather to Remember Sailors Killed in Blast A photo taken from the bridge captures the explosion of the No. 2 inch gun turret aboard the USS Iowa .