It is still June for a few more days! How wonderful! I wasn’t ready for July, not just yet.
16 inch 45 caliber turrets that can hurl 24,300 lbs. of steel at the enemy ever 30 seconds to a range of 21 miles. The turret extends 5 decks down and is protected with 18 inch armor on the front face and 17 to 11 inches all the way down. 140 men are required to man a turret.
Pretty interesting, huh? Can you imagine the recoil when those babies were firing?!