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Latitude 50° 19.60 N
Longitude 004° 14.71 W
Depth 20m
Accuracy 500m
Object Type Tank fitting
Material Copper alloy
Description Tubular tank fitting with removeable plug
Markings Sound, F O Tank No3
Length Unknown
Width Unknown
Height Unknown
Condition Good
Completeness 100%
Number of items 1
Location Description James Eagan Layne

Liberty 70 Tank Fitting (12A30)

This brass fitting was found on the Liberty ship S.S. James Eagan Layne. The fitting has a removeable plug that can be unscrewed with a square section key. It would have been fitted into the top of a tank and with the plug removed would have allowed the level of liquid in the tank to be measured by dipping. This was fitted to No 3 tank.

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