Photo #: NH 50958
Admiral Graf Spee (German Armored Ship, 1936)
Ship's Number Four 15cm/55 gun mount (second gun in the forward port side group), photographed on board her wreck on 2 February 1940 by Ensign Richard D. Sampson, USN, of USS Helena (CL-50).
Twin gun barrels in the upper left are those of the ship's Number Two 10.5cm/65 anti-aircraft gun mount.
Admiral Graf Spee had been scuttled in December 1939 in the River Plate, near Montevideo, Uruguay.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 17 August 2006