Photo #: 80-G-424471
Ex-USS Alabama (BB-8)
Serving as a bombing target in Chesapeake Bay, 27 September 1921. A U.S. Army Martin twin-engine bomber is flying in the right foreground.
Wrecks in the distance are the old battleships San Marcos (furthest to the left) and Indiana, both of which had previously been used as targets.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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26 December 2002