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Photo #: NR&L(O) 2197
USS Scorpion (1898-1929)
At the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, circa April 1898.
Note battery of four 5"/40 guns located on her sides, fore and aft of the superstructure. This was by far the heaviest battery fitted to any yacht converted for Spanish-American War service.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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29 March 1998