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U.S.S. Iowa explosion

United States. General Accounting Office

U.S.S. Iowa explosion

Sandia National Laboratories" final technical report : supplement to a report to congressional requesters

by United States. General Accounting Office

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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:
  • Iowa (Ship) -- Explosion, 1989.,
  • Battleships -- United States.,
  • Marine accidents -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsSandia National Laboratories.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15361515M

      Six sailors died when the U.S.S. San Diego capsized after an explosion ripped a hole in its hull on J The Navy hopes to determine the .


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