Photo #: 80-G-K-495 (Color)
USS Alabama (BB-60)
View of the ship's forward superstructure, looking up from the port side during her shakedown period, circa December 1942.
Note: Signal flags;
Mk.8 fire control radar on Mk.38 main battery gun director (at top);
Mk.4 fire control radar on Mk.37 secondary battery gun director at right;
radio direction finder "loop" at left.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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10 February 2000