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Typically in the open passageway between the midship and aft deck houses. It was angled roughly 45 degrees so the forward faced starboard. There was one on a Fletcher
Later Sumner & Gearing classes had a dual loading machine.
The Floating Drydock’s plan ebooks shows well. IIRC, Walkowiak (FD founder & prior owner) served on a Gearing & was intimately familiar with class.
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