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KN-27603 Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Photo #: KN-27603 Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Title: Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Caption:
Description: Old weapons on exhibit in East Willard Park, circa Summer 1978. This area was rebuilt to another design in 1981-82, with the artifacts rearranged. Many of them, including all the missiles, were removed in or before the year 2000. The gun in the center is a 10-inch Brooke smoothbore from CSS Columbia. A Confederate 5-inch Whitworth rifle is at right, and a double-banded 7-inch Brooke rifle (captured on CSS Tennessee) is at left. A prototype launcher for Terrier missiles is behind these guns. In the center background is a Regulus II missile. Buildings 111 and 106 are in the distance. This photograph was received by the Naval Photographic Center in January 1979. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-27603
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