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DN-ST-85-05379 USS Iowa (BB-61)

Photo #: DN-ST-85-05379 USS Iowa (BB-61)
Title: USS Iowa (BB-61)
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Description: USS Iowa (BB-61) Fires a full broadside of nine 16/50 and six 5/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, 1 July 1984. Photographed by PHAN J. Alan Elliott. Note concussion effects on the water surface, and 16-inch gun barrels in varying degrees of recoil. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the the Department of Defense Still Media Collection.
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