For the crew only, and I'm taking my camera!
Some of it I've seen before, but we're going to see the steerage area where the rudders are controlled, and some other things on the 3rd deck.
Pix to come Sunday evening......
And then on the 27th, I'll be taking a crew only tour of the superstructure.
Pictures will, of course, be posted following that tour......
Admiral Yamamoto infamously said "You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a man with a rifle behind every blade of grass."
And so it should be, a nation of riflemen....
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Engineering Spaces Tour on the Battleship Iowa on Sunday
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Envy!!! That should be interesting, especially the aft steering set up.ReplyDelete
1215 local here, and I'm just getting ready to leave.ReplyDelete
Have a few things to do in the radio room, and then off to the tour!
What ML & NFO said. Aft Steering was an anti-climax on my 1944 destroyer, but the motor on the Iowa's rudders ought to be a tad bigger.ReplyDelete