Courtesy: The Library of Congress, Detroit
A view of the forward 13 inch turret from the forecastle.
Visitors swarm the ship to view the famed "Bulldog of the
Navy". The gun barrels have the decorative tompions in the
protect the barrel from the salt air. These would be removed before
Courtesy: U.S. Naval Institute
Above: Another view of the forward 13" turret.
Visitors get an explanation of the turret from a member of the
Your current location.
Cutaway drawing courtesy of the American Society
of Naval Engineers
To One Pound Gun