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Top of after Turret

Aft Turret

Courtesy: The Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing


This photograph was taken from the top of the after 13 inch turret. In the foreground is the turret captain's armored observation station and two ventilator cowls. Seen to the left and right of the after bridge are the 8 inch gun turrets.

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Cut-away view

Cutaway drawing courtesy of the American Society of Naval Engineers 


To the Breech of 13" Gun