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USS Iowa No.3 | by Douglas Bawden Photography
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USS Iowa No.3

With San Francisco as a backdrop, the USS Iowa (BB-61) is towed on it's final journey to Southern California where it will open up on July 7th as a floating museum. It was a wonderful, albeit hazy, day on the bay and there was plenty of pleasure craft on the bay to see it on it's way. There was even a fly-by of F-18 Hornets, and a UH-1H Huey make numerous passes as this majestic battleship had an afternoon of the glory that was once the norm.


Camera: Canon EOS 40D

Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L @70mm w/Hoya CPL

Exposure: 1/60 sec @ f/11 ISO 100


Click here to read my blog write-up of the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM lens that I took this photo with.


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Taken on May 26, 2012