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USS New Jersey (BB-62) viewed from the periscope of the nuclear attack subamrine USS La Jolla (SSN-701)183 views
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183 viewshe type of view a kamikaze pilot could expect without the gun bursts.
Iowa (BB-61) shortly before commissioning. She is still without her Secondary Battery Director Fire Control radars (MK.4) and her SG surface search radar atop the main mast.
Also some of her Mk.2, quadruple 40mm mounts still have to be fitted. Note the antenna trunks on the Flag Bridge level in front of her aft stack.
Atop Spot 2 radar equipment Mk.8 with "Old Glory" above it.
On that same level, between the stack and spot 2, a left - and right hand and loading machine.
P/S of her stack two 36-Inch searchlights.
The covered objects in the tubs are Mk.51 directors & Director Mk.51 Mod.2 with Gun Sight Mk.14 Mod.2.
If you look at the 5" turrets, you will notice that the sight housings are two on the left side and one on t
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183 viewsDetailed photo showing secondary armament and stern view, 1943.
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A flotilla of small boats greet Britannia as she sails into Portsmouth ahead of decommissioning in 1997183 views
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USS Hornet CV-12182 viewsOverhead bow view of USS Hornet (CV-12) underway on 19 December 1943, leaving Norfolk Navy Yard, beginning her shakedown period.

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182 viewsWilliam Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company facilities, 15 March 1943. Cruisers visible in this photo:

Far right - Miami (CL 89) - Furthest along; aft turrets and catapults in place.
Left of Miami is Astoria (CL 90) - she is about a month behind Miami.
Left of Astoria, in the large shipway, is Oklahoma City (CL 91) - a significant portion of hull has been built.
Lefr of Oklahoma City is Little Rock (CL 92) - Keel was just been laid on 6 March, which is visible under crane structure.

Note the 8 submarines in various stages of construction to the left of the Little Rock (4 per shipway). They are most likely:

Devilfish (SS 292)
Dragonet (SS 293)
Escolar (SS 294)
Hackleback (SS 295)
Lancetfish (SS 296)
Ling (SS 297)
Lionfish (SS 298)
Manta (SS 299)
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