Photo #: 80-G-K-513 (Color)
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Hoisting one of the ship's nine 16"/50 Mark VII main battery guns on board, while she was fitting out, at the New York Navy Yard, circa Autumn 1942.
Another gun is still on the pier, at the bottom of the photo.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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28 March 2000