Battery Townsley High-Resolution Photos

Transporting guns Townsley (National Archives & Records Administration

Transportation of Gun Tube No. 87, near Waldo Grade on August 28, 1939.

Photo courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration

 
16-inch gun on trailercroped

16-inch gun on transport trailer, circa 1939.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Park Archives and Records Center, National Park Service

 
Townsley gun mounted c1940 (GOGA 35301

Battery Townsley gun , mounted, circa 1940

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Park Archives and Records Center, National Park Service

 
USS Missouri surrender 9-2-1945 (Library of Congress)

16-inch gun #386 aboard USS MISSOURI during the Japanese surrender ceremonies in Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945. The barrel was removed from the battleship turret during the Korean War and put into storage.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

 
USS Missouri surrender 9-2-1945 (Library of Congress)_labeled

16-inch gun #386 aboard USS MISSOURI during the Japanese surrender ceremonies in Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945. The barrel was removed from the battleship turret during the Korean War and put into storage.

Photo courtesy of Libary of Congress

 
16-inch gun #386 at Hawthorne, NV (Courtesy Tim Tyler)

16-inch gun # 386 at Hawthorne, NV, circa 2012

Photo courtesy of Tim Tyler

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