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Reunion Photos
2011 - Mobile, AL

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Richards D.A.R. House tour, continued

Tour members were treated to tea and cookies.

Antebellum house across the street from the Richards D.A.R. house displays
the six flags that have flown over the city of Mobile.

Third Stop - USS Alabama BB60

680 ft. long, 108 across, 194 ft, high, up to 18" thick armor plate.
Crew of 2,500.

Shirley Ingram preparing to board the Alabama.

Note the five, count 'em, five 5" 38cal. twin mounts. There's five more on the
other side. The Swenson only had three.

Total armament on the Alabama:
9 16"/45cal. guns, 20 5"/38cal. guns, 48 40mm guns and 52 20mm guns.

 

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