USS SALEM CA-139 PAGE 2
The 2 forward 8-inch guns with the superstructure in the background.
A closer look at the massive barrels of the 8-inch guns.
Inside the turret, you can see where they used to pack and load the projectiles.
I can only imagine how loud it was in the turret when these things fired.
The forwardmost anti-aircraft gun.
a close up of the rear side.
I bet it was something to be looking up at the sky while manning this gun.
The gunner's seat and controls.
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