The Ordnance Society

Ordnance & Artillery of All Periods

ORDNANCE MANUFACTURE & QUANTITIES

This page is for publications including papers, extracts, diagrams and books concerned with ordnance manufacturing and production quantities.

1 1916 cartridge manufacture  USA 1916 Cartridge Manufacture by Douglas T Hamilton – 167 pages 2 1916 high explosive shell manufacture  USA 1916 High Explosive Shell Manufacture by Douglas T Hamilton – 227 pages 3 1917 manufacture of artillery ammunition  USA 1917 Manufacture of Artillery Ammunition by members of the editorial staff of the ‘American Machinist’ – 765 pages
4 America’s Munitions 1917-1918  A seven page extract with tables of quantities of ammunition and guns by type and manufacturer. From: America’s Munitions 1917-1918 by Benedict Crowell (1919) 5 Artillery Ammunition Manufacturer Data  Tables of which manufacturers made what type and calibre of shell. From: America’s Munitions 1917-1918 by Benedict Crowell (1919) 6 Artillery Reference Data II  A table of world manufacturers with their maker’s marks. location and type of shells made (if USA).
7 Woolwich  A descriptive account of a visit and tour of Woolwich Arsenal; c.1895. 8   9  
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