Battleship Bridges Look Cooler in Real Life Than in the Movies

Looking like some kind of delectable mashup of Tron and The Hunt for Red October, this is actually a view inside the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt.

Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Lucas Robinson is studiously updating the status board in this image. It’s a vital part of the bridge—sometimes referred to at the pilot house—that senior crew members use to keep a close eye on what’s happening aboard the ship.


[US Navy]

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