The other is of 40mm ammo 'boxes' on wreck of severed and shattered stern section of Hr. Ms. Java. The 40mm shells can be seen inside one box.
: The 20-mm ready-use ammo lockers were near
: every 20-mm gun on every USN Warship. The
: 40-mm ready use ammo lockers were more
: common with the single 40-mm guns when those
: were used on USN ships. They came in
: several shapes and sizes.
: There were also, ammo cabinets along
: bulkheads used on some warships where they
: took up less deck space than the lockers.
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: I see 1/700 Ammo boxes are being offered for
: 40mm and 20mm guns. Were these common? I
: have looked at photos and I don't see them
: by any guns. I seen photos of the 40mm clips
: hanging on the inside of the tubs but no
: boxes. Just wondering?