Photo #: NH 80137
USS Isabel (PY-10)
Ship's Number One Gun (a 3"/50 type) in action during a gunnery exercise, circa 1933-1934.
The gun loader, at left holding cartridge, is identified as "Andy".
Note man off the gun's left side, holding fingers in his ears, ship's bell at right, and tug in the distance towing the target.
Courtesy of Captain G. Knox Bishop, U.S. Air Force, 1974.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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12 November 2004