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Latitude Unknown
Longitude Unknown
Depth Unknown
Object Type Cartridge case
Material Metal: Copper alloy
Description Cartridge case
Diameter 164mm
Height 636mm
Markings See text
Condition Average
Completeness 100 %
Number of items 1
Location Description Off Plymouth
Accuracy Unknown

6 in. Cartridge Case (11A07)

This 6 in. copper alloy cartridge case was manufactured in 1965 and was recovered by a trawler from the seabed off Plymouth. The case is a brass cylinder closed at one end which held the propelling charge and a primer, it is dented along its length and the open end is crushed.

On the base of the case is marked: N5, LOT 816, 1965, ECC

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11A07a
11A07b

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