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Re: What sources have you already tried?
Iowas by sumrall?
U.S. Battleships by terz..... Something? (Don't have my books in front of me right now : )
Is there an Anatomy of Iowa book?
Any ship design books?
How does the design differ from the south Dakotas?
1. The original blueprints
5. The design is related to the SODAKs but is different in many ways. The SODAKs have an external belt; Iowas internal. SODAKS have the twin keel running through the outside shafts. Iowas, have it on the inside shafts.
There is an AOTS book coming out next week but I doubt it goes into this level of detail. I can say that because, unless another source has turned up, I have been the effective curator of the ships' blueprints and no one has come looking through them since I sorted them.
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