U.S.S. Oklahoma, BB-37
The firepower of the ship consisted of ten, 14inch guns mounted in four turrets. On the front of the battleship there were two turrets that were mounted above and behind the other. The bottom turret held here 14inch cannon. The top turret held two 14inch guns. The same combination was the same for the rear guns. Her secondary guns were twelve 5inch guns and twelve 25 caliber guns mounted two each. The ship did have a few fifty caliber guns but the ship was designed at a time when the world armies and navies had not embraced aviation yet as one of their weapons. It was considered impossible for a battleship to be sunk by aircraft.
The ship served in the
Pacific from 1921 through 1927 when she was then modernized between 1927 to the
end of 1929.
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