Vietnam War, USS New Jersey (BB-62) At Sea 250125-09 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – 1968, USS New Jersey (BB-62) At Sea Practice Firing 16” Turrets, 17Apr68]
Slate: 17Apr68 Camera: Hayes. USS New Jersey Practice Fire 16” Turrets.
11:15:03 HA MS Looking out over #2 turret to #1 turret trained out over starboard side, gun director in lower FG. CU Guns of #1 turret trained over starboard side. MLS Guns of #1 turret trained to starb’d, gun director in FG; salvo is fired by #1 turret during practice firing. #1 turret turning to port side. Fired smoke blown to clean. Turret turned back to starboard.
11:20:17 CU all three guns fire, sending a cloud of smoke towards the camera; a blast of air is sent thru the gun barrels, blowing white smoke from gun barrels.
11:20:40 Turret trains to normal position, tilt up to bow.
11:21:15 MS #3 turret training around to port. MLS #3 turret trained out over port side & firing a salvo, sending debris and smoke past the camera.
11:23:47 HA MS Personnel up on weather deck area, some civilians are seen in area; PAN, showing more of the personnel. HA MLS Looking down over the port side aft, #3 turret trained out over port side; a salvo is fired by #3 turret.
Navy Life; Naval Activities; Battleships; Training;
NOTE: BB-62 was formally recommissioned 06Apr68, decommissioned 17Dec69.
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