A Look at the 6″ Guns / U.S.S. Little Rock

What’s 6 x 47 ?? – what’s the 47 mean ?? The barrel length is measured by the number of diameters of the shell – 6″ x47 – the Barrels are about 23 1/2 feet long . . .

The Iowa class main guns are 16×50 – 16″ x 50 – 800″ equals about 66 2/3 feet . . .

Enjoy!

Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember – Fish Heads are Cheap!!

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