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 Author  Topic: What were 20mm Ammo Lockers made of?
PeterTareBuilder

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Hi there.

What were the 20mm ammo lockers on the PT-103 Class of PT boats made of?

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Probably some type of wood ...


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I think they were metal..a standard 20mm chest to hold the drums. Don't think wood wouldn't hold up to the pounding of the heavy metal drums going in and out.

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Garth is correct, the ammo lockers were made of wood and held up fine during the war..............


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Thanks Frank. Nice to be backed-up.


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