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Segment of 5" gun barrel

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Title

Segment of 5" gun barrel

Subject

Artillery (Weaponry); Battleships; Historic sites; USS Arizona (Battleship).

Description

Rusted section of the gun barrel of a 5"/25 caliber antiaircraft gun taken from the wreckage of the USS Arizona. Inscribed on it the words "USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor, Dec 7 1941." The cog like "teeth" inside the barrel are an artifact of the gun barrel's rifling.

Creator

Anderson, Aengus

Source

USS Arizona Collection (AZ 517)

Date

1930-00-00

Contributor

Donated by Billy Ray Caldwell

Rights

Permission to use must be obtained from the University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections.

Format

jpeg

Type

Digital photo

Identifier

AZ 517 Box 42 Item 26; Accession #74-1-1

Coverage

Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

Files

USS Arizona Artifacts 82.jpg
USS Arizona Artifacts 01.jpg

Citation

Anderson, Aengus , “Segment of 5" gun barrel,” Special Collections Online Exhibits, accessed July 25, 2024, https://exhibits.lib.arizona.edu/items/show/815.

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