Ammunition Capacity

1910: Contract Plan", 30 Sept 1910, Drawing # 9351, on microfilm reel 32120-01 aboard BB35
1944: letter "Ammunition Storage-Capacities aboard U.S.S. TEXAS" BB35/S78-3, Serial 091, 13 July 1944.
Provided by Ed Morrison and obtained from the National Archives. 
1910 1944 14" and 5" Shells 1910 1944
1,000 a b 1,200 c 14" Projectiles 1 box Cartridges dummy, Model 1906 5,000 3" 50 Cartridges
20 , 14" drill Practice 10 box Cartridges for 30 cal Model 1898 for Sub-Caliber 29,000 40mm
2,000 2,000 14" Powder (tanks) 16 box War Heads (torpedo) 225,000 20mm
4,840 2,500 5" Projectiles 160 Cartridges for 30 cal Model 1906 for rifles & magazine guns 175 Catapult
4,840 2,500 Powder Charges 17 tanks Saluting Powder (lbs) 23 325lbs Depth Bombs
      19 box 3lb saluting charges 30 100lbs  bombs
a - all 1,400 Armor Piercing (AP) 19 box 3lb saluting charges    
b - 40 shells in each turret 20 box 1lb RF for boat guns    
c - Mark 19(AP) Mark 20 High Capacity(HC) 20 box Cartridges ball cal 38 revolver    
  3 box Cartridges blank Model 1909 for rifle model 1903    
Turret shells I do question.  Storage set up is 30 box Primers BLR combination    
there but lifting a tapered cylinder is not 32 box Naval defense mine charges (4 boxes per charge) - a    
possible.     50 box 1lb blind sub cal    
      50 box 3" Field Gun    
      a - Naval Defense Mines:  Doubtful mines were aboard    

 

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