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NAVAL BASEBASE: FREMANTLE - PERTH PAGE NO: 33
MAP LOCATIONS NAVY CODE FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS (ESTIMATE) ACTIVITY OR FACILITY DETAILS MISSION, CAPACITY, MAJOR FACILITIES AND REMARKS.
MAP # INDEX #

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13

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J-3

ORDNANCE (Cont'd)

U.S. Naval Magazine, Navy 137, Spring Hill.

Buildings:

No. of buildings Size Type
9 Magazines 1,000 sq. ft. each Arch
9 Magazines 1,200 sq. ft. each Tubular Steel
9 Magazines 720 sq. ft. each Tubular Steel
6 Detonator Huts 36 sq. ft. each Concrete
1 Workshop 778 sq. ft. each Quonset Hut
1 Isolation Hut 270 sq. ft. each Quonset Hut
Ammunition Stowage
28 Shelters, standard 304 sq. ft. each Timber & Tin
46 Shelters, modified 238 sq. ft. each Timber & Tin

Area of open storage is 350 acres.

Personnel: 1 officer and 29 enlisted men.

REMARKS: Spring Hill is located approximately 60 miles from Fremantle Harbor Area. In order to facilitate delivery of ammunition the following magazines are maintained in the Fremantle Area.

No. of buildings Size Type Location
1 Small Arms Magazine 1,000 sq. ft. Arch Fremantle
1 Pyrotechnic Magazine 720 sq. ft. Tubular Steel Fremantle
1 3 to 6" inc. Magazine 1,000 sq. ft. Arch Woodmans Pt.

No Bomb Disposal Units.

No Mine Disposal Units.


25

2J5A

(Approx.)

Subiaco Torpedo Depot, Submarine Repair Unit, Navy 137.

Mission: The primary mission of the Torpedo Depot is to overhaul Mark 14, Mark 23, and Mark 18 torpedoes and issue these torpedoes to the submarines of the SEVENTH FLLET in a fully ready condition. A Mark 18 torpedo school is also functioning at the Torpedo Depot. This school is used to instruct all submarine crews in the Mark 18 torpedo.

Buildings: All buildings at the Torpedo Depot are of permanent construction.

SECRET.