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Gallery: 1930-1941 Description: September 1936 image showing Arizona (BB-39) in her final configuration. Note the walkway around her pilot house, which distinguished her from Pennsylvania (BB-38). Antiaircraft range finders are visible on her range finder platform with 5-inch directors at the emergency cabin level (that is, the level below the navigating bridge) one of them is visible against the after leg of the tripod foremast in a Puget Sound refit completed in March 1939, the funnel searchlight were relocated to the mainmast machine gun platform, their own platform being taken over by a pair of 0.50-caliber machine guns.
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