Photo #: NH 101083
USS Rhode Island (Battleship # 17)
Twelve-inch projectiles on deck, ready to be struck below, circa 1913.
Note the canvas covers used to protect the shells' rotating bands.
Photographed by Sargent.
From the album of Francis Sargent; Courtesy of Commander John Condon, 1986.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 2 April 2008