Photo #: NH 50959
Admiral Graf Spee (German Armored Ship, 1936)
Ship's Number Two 10.5cm/65 twin anti-aircraft gun mount (port side, amidships), photographed on board her wreck on 2 February 1940 by Ensign Richard D. Sampson, USN, of USS Helena (CL-50).
The shield of her Number Four 15cm/55 gun is partially visible in the lower right. Her port side crane is in the upper left.
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