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Photo #: 80-G-K-4535 (Color)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Fire Controlman Third Class James Tucker adjusts the canvas "bloomer" on a 16"/50 gun, while standing on the gun turret's face plate ladder. Photographed during the battleship's shakedown period, circa August 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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4 February 1999