Photo #: NH 100447
Coast Battleship No. 4 (ex-USS Iowa, Battleship # 4)
Maneuvering under fire by battleship guns, while in use as a radio-controlled target during Fleet gunnery practice off Panama, circa 22 March 1923.
Note projectiles hitting the water on either side of the target.
The ship was sunk as a result of damage received in this exercise.
Collection of Vice Admiral Dixwell Ketcham, USN.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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8 April 2003