Page:Base Facilities Report.djvu/30

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page has been validated.


NAVAL BASEBASE: FREMANTLE - PERTH PAGE NO: 35
MAP LOCATIONS NAVY CODE FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS (ESTIMATE) ACTIVITY OR FACILITY DETAILS MISSION, CAPACITY, MAJOR FACILITIES AND REMARKS.
MAP # INDEX #

7

25

J

½J11D

(approx)

ORDNANCE (Cont'd)

Mine Assembly Unit stationed at the Torpedo Depot, Submarine Repair Unit, Navy 137.

Mission: The assembling and readying of all types of mines for submarines and/or aircraft planting.

Buildings: Prefabricated Structures: The mine unit uses one of the buildings of the Torpedo Depot. There are no prefabricated structures.

Equipment: The major pieces of equipment are: Mine mechanism test sets; mine compartment test sets; mine handling equipment; de-humidifying and heating equipment.

Capacity: The capacity is approximately 5 ready mines per day.

Personnel: 1 officer and 6 enlisted men.

Quarters: The mine unit crew is quartered in the bunkrooms of the Torpedo Depot, Submarine Repair Unit, Navy 137.



J13D

Degaussing Component.

The mission of this component is to degause submarines for Submarine Repair Unit, Navy 137. The facilities of this Unit are maintained by the R.A.N. but combined facilities of the R.A.N. for for surface ships and the U.S. Navy for submarines, the degaussing facilities available at Fremantle equals the functional component, J13A, except for minor deficiencies in replacement equipment.


15

N

CAMP COMPONENTS.

Receiving Barracks, Navy 137, Fremantle

The Naval Receiving Barracks is located in Fremantle in an area enclosed by a stone fence. The main Building is a large stone structure formerly an Old Women's Home. The U.S. Navy has constructed a number of additional buildings on the property under Reverse Lend-Lease and by Naval Personnel. The following is a list of the structures within the boundaries of the Receiving Barracks Compound:

Building Area
Laundry 5,400 sq. ft.
Boiler House 544 sq. ft.
Generator House 192 sq. ft.
Magazine 1,000 sq. ft.
Gas Chamber 350 sq. ft.

SECRET.