Guns the main caliber of the American battleship “South Dakota”, the bay of Scapa Flow

battleship South Dakota


Guns the main caliber of the American battleship “South Dakota” (USS South Dakota (BB-57) – 9 (in 3 gun turrets) 16-inch (406 mm) Mark 6 guns with a barrel length of 45 calibers (18.45 m).
The battleship was photographed in Scapa Flow in Scotland, before leaving in August 1943 for the Pacific Ocean.

 

 

Location: Scapa Flow, United Kingdom
Date: February 1943

In : 1943

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