USS Iowa

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USS Iowa may refer to several vessels:

U.S. military vessels[edit]

Non-military vessels named Iowa[edit]

  • SS Iowan
  • A stern-wheel rafter/packet named Iowa plied the Mississippi 1865-1900.[1]
  • A stern-wheel towboat named Iowa operated in the Mississippi 1921-1954; a contemporaneous dredge named Iowa also existed 1932-1956.[2]
  • An ocean-going steamer named Iowa was in use in the late 19th century.[3]
  • In 1898 an excursion steamboat named Iowa was launched in Independence, Iowa, after several years as a popular attraction, it was carried over the Independence dam by high water and was demolished.[4]


  1. ^ "UW La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photographs". 
  2. ^ "UW La Crosse Historic Steamboat Photographs". 
  3. ^ US Dept. of Ag. Special report, Issue 34. 1881. p. 269. 
  4. ^ Harry Church Chappell, Katharyn Joella Allen Chappell (1914). History of Buchanan County, Iowa, and its people, Volume 1. pp. 590–591.