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  5"/51 Caliber Gun (No. 2)
USN

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Earl Hinz 1980s

Wartime History
Built by Watervliet ArsenalĀ  in Watervliet, New York as a 5" /51 caliber gun, mark 7 for the U. S. Navy (USN). During World War II, emplaced as a coastal defense gun on Eastern Island in Midway Atoll. Operated by a gun crew from the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC).

Wreckage
This gun has an unknown serial number, is missing the breech and has a shield on Eastern Island.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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