John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 134

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and is closed by means of the bottom plug.

The openings of the fuze are waterproofed to exclude damp


Action

         On shock of discharge, the detonator pellet set back

thereby straightening the clips of the stirrup spring and

being driven on to the needle plug ignites the detonator, which

fires the composition of the time ring, this burning till it reamissing

the magazine channel, thereby igniting the powder in the 

magazine.

         Weight of fuze  5 3/4 oz


Mark II differs from Mark III in not being waterproofed

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and is closed by means of the bottom plug.

The openings of the fuze are waterproofed to exclude damp


Action

         On shock of discharge, the detonator pellet set back

thereby straightening the clips of the stirrup spring and

being driven on to the needle plug ignites the detonator, which

fires the composition of the time ring, this burning till it reamissing

the magazine channel, thereby igniting the powder in the 

magazine.

         Weight of fuze  5 3/4 oz


Mark II differs from Mark III in not being waterproofed


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  • March 31, 2017 22:29:54 Cheryl Ellsworth

    and is closed by means of the bottom plug.

    The openings of the fuze are waterproofed to exclude damp


    Action

             On shock of discharge, the detonator pellet set back

    thereby straightening the clips of the stirrup spring and

    being driven on to the needle plug ignites the detonator, which

    fires the composition of the time ring, this burning till it reamissing

    the magazine channel, thereby igniting the powder in the 

    magazine.

             Weight of fuze  5 3/4 oz


    Mark II differs from Mark III in not being waterproofed

  • March 11, 2017 12:24:18 Jenny Cousins

    and is closed by means of the bottom plug.

    The openings of the fuze are waterproofed to exclude damp


    Action

             On shock of discharge, the detonator pellet set back

    thereby straightening the clips of the stirrup spring and

    being driven on to the needle plug ignites the detonator, which

    fires the composition of the time ring, this burning till it rea?

    the magazine channel, thereby igniting the powder in the 

    magazine.

             Wright of fuze  5 3/4 oz


    Mark II differs from Mark III in not being waterproofed


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    17035 / 198373
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    Mrs Jean Hanby
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