Photo #: NH 101086
Breech of a large Naval Gun
Photographed on board a battleship, circa 1913. The ship is probably USS Rhode Island (Battleship # 17), and the gun is presumably an 8"/45 or 12"/45.
Note the name "Emilie" painted on it.
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