50 caliber Machine Gun
 

  Two Configurations:  July 1935 to  Mar-May 1942  

  Period 1:  July 1935 to  October 1941 (8 of 8)  
Installed Bremerton Navy Yard April - July 1935, when the birdbath platforms were installed atop the foremast and mainmast.
FOREMAST - 4   MAINMAST - 4;

  Period 2:  October 1941 to early 1942 (4 of 8)  
Foremast guns removed when radar CXAM-1 installed
Mainmast - 4
     
  Mainmast guns replaced by 20mm machine cannons. early 1942  
     
 
  Magazines  
 

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