Update on the 16 Inch Gun Barrel

The gun barrel from the USS Missouri, destined for an exhibit at Battery Townsley in the Marin Headlands, is ready for transport today. Click here for original article.

68 foot long gun barrel from the USS Missouri
Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

 

  2 comments for “Update on the 16 Inch Gun Barrel

  1. September 24, 2012 at 5:24 PM

    The glory years of battleships didn’t last very long, but they were some truly imposing ships. Great photo.
    Bill

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    • September 24, 2012 at 6:49 PM

      Thanks, Bill. I may have a chance to get a photo after I get off work Friday night. The barrel is due in Sausalito around 2 am on Saturday morning, so we’ll see how it goes.
      Allan

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