National Affairs: Sixteen Minutes

Fighting Bob Evans' ship, the Iowa, used as a radio-controlled target by the Mississippi, was sunk ou the second day of practice, while the fourth of the five contemplated tests was in progress. In the first test, the Mississippi fired 108 rounds of five-inch shells at six miles range and scored 16 hits. In the next test, with special ammunition, the Mississippi fired 80 rounds from her 14-inch guns and made four direct hits. Later in 162 rounds of the same type, 20 hits were scored. In the final test, at a...

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