Bowfin ParkThis gun assembly consists of four recoil-operated, heavy machine guns, designed primarily for anti-aircraft fire. Each gun had a firing rate of 120 rounds per minute and fired a two lb. projectile. It had a maximum horizontal range of about 33,000 feet and maximum ceiling range of 22,800 feet. This type of gun was used on destroyer escorts and on all classes of larger ships. Single 40 MM guns were used on submarines for defense against air and surface targets.
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|Date Added||Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||4Q E 610072 N 2363347|
|Decimal Degrees||21.36890000, -157.93830000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 21° 22.134', W 157° 56.298'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||21° 22' 8.04" N, 157° 56' 17.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Ford Island Bridge, Aiea HI 96701, US|
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