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to see another gun from the ALMIRANTE OQUENDO at Palmyra, New York.
This gun, removed from the ALMIRANTE OQUENDO
rests at the Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. The site overlooks
the Mississippi River. The gun was installed in this location at the time
of the St. Louis World's Fair (1904). The gun was a favorite photo prop
for World War II navy vets living at the Jeffereson Barracks in many of
the old wooden barracks buildings that were converted to housing after
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