Photo #: NH 80138
USS Isabel (PY-10)
Ship's Number Two Gun (a 3"/50 type) in action during a gunnery exercise, circa 1933-1934.
The Gun Captain is identified as Tim Shea.
Note man hand ramming cartridge into the gun's breech, and Chief Petty Officer leaning on line reel spotting the shots with binoculars as a Sailor takes notes.
Courtesy of Captain G. Knox Bishop, U.S. Air Force, 1974.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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12 November 2004