Each Friday I will start with a view of something near and dear to my heart, and that of Marines. Big guns. When able, I will provide a link to the Navy Historical Center if you want to see and learn more about the boat in question.
Of all the old battlewagons, none are closer to my heart than the one my Grandfather served on in WWI. The USS Arkansas.
Note the details. Always love the details. One more thing. Here is a cruise book from their 1913 Med Cruise.