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Photo #: 80-G-K-4534 (Color)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Men conning the ship from her open bridge during her shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
Note armored conning tower and enclosed bridge structure, with cable runs below, sliding panels over bridge windows and window wipers.
Also note floater nets in basket at the rear of 16-inch gun turret at left.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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8 February 1999