A sixteen inch gun is loaded by the turret crew aboard USS Missouri HD Stock Footage

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A sixteen inch gun is loaded by the turret crew aboard USS Missouri

Sixteen inch gun turret of USS Missouri. Turrets one and two elevated. Superstructure of USS Missouri in the background. Radar revolves atop. Turret Captain aboard USS Missouri. Breech comes up on gun. Rammer man stands by open breech. Breech is opened and sixteen inch shell loaded in it. Powder bag comes up on hoist from magazine. Powder bag unloaded. Turret Captain giving orders “Stand By” and then “Load” Location: United States. Date: September 9, 1950.

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