Ammunition Hoist

Ammunition Hoist (HMEJO)

Location: Pennsville Township, NJ 08070 Salem County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 36.26', W 75° 33.245'

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Emplacement #1 magazine had a capacity of 494 rounds in cases and 96 rounds in rack or total of 590 rounds.

Ammunition was served to this passageway by two endless chain hoists with hooks. The hoists were connected by belts to small motors. These could be used only with projectiles. A request had been made to have trays attached to the hooks so that separate cartridge bags and projectiles may be combined, but this was found to be too dangerous. Powder bags were always kept in wooden trays or in ones arms.
Placed ByState of New Jersey
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 452431 N 4383990
Decimal Degrees39.60433333, -75.55408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.26', W 75° 33.245'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 15.60" N, 75° 33' 14.70" W
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Area Code(s)609, 856
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville Township NJ 08070, US
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