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The Annual Reunion for the USS IOWA Crewmembers, Families and Friends

Join Our Reunion

Each year USS IOWA VETERANS ASSOCIATION hosts the USS IOWA reunion for our Navy shipmates past and present. Special hotel rates are available, plenty of entertainment is located nearby, and we have a variety of activities planned for attendees.


Every year on April 19th shipmates and families gather for a Remembrance Ceremony and Iowa Point onboard Naval Station Norfolk VA and onboard USS Iowa which is located at 250 S. Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731. Both ceremonies start at 9:53 am local time. For information concerning the ceremonies, local lodging, NS Norfolk access and other planned activities before or after the ceremony please contact the Association for both or Pacific Battleship Center. Currently Point of Contacts are: David Canfield (former crewmember and a VP for PBC) can be reached via email at and for the Assn James S. Baron (1st VP) email


Each year in September, San Pedro hosts "LA Fleet Week" with USS Iowa as its centerpiece. For information concerning activities go to LA Fleet Week.

Veterans Assn of the USS Iowa
2019 Reunion in San Pedro CA
October 1 - October 5

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Golden Sails Hotel Best Western
Hotel Overview Hotel and Room List
Hotel Features Bar Area
Guest Room with Balcony

Tours and Events for the 2019 Reunion

• 01 Oct Tue Check in
• 02 Oct Wed Crewmember Sleep Aboard the Ship Tour

We are currently looking into tours of the Reagan Library, Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios and Shopping for the Ladies on Rodeo Drive.