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Appendix 12 Comparison of ROF Filling Factory Figures in World War II

Factory

shell

25 pdr.HE

All types

3” Mortar Bombs

Cartridge ORD.

25 pdr. Q.F.

Other Types

AYCLIFEE

2,731,000

1,061,000

276,000

Cartridge .303

300,323,000

BRIDGEND

Not produced

7,737,000

Not produced

Detonators, all types

138,359,000

CHORLEY

23,324,000

3,176,000

10,2999,000

280 GRN. AUG Charges

61,884,000

GLASCOED

1,061,000

148,000

896,000

40mm Shell H.E.

20,960,000

HEALY HALL

Not produced

3,865,000

Not produced

Bombs 20 lbs

136,553,000

HEREFORD

24,737,000

2,117,000

17,881,000

3.7 A.A Ctge.

2,259,000

KIRBY

Not produced

Not produced

3,079,000

6 pdr. Ammunition

17,026,000

RISLEY

Not produced

2,247,000

5,401,000

Mines A/T MK. V

1,012,000

SWINNERTON

17,000

Not produced

Not produced

Caps Percussion

1,108,786,000

THORPE ARCH

315,000

43,000

217,000

Cartridges 20 mm

162,904,000

According to Ministry of Supply figures the numbers quoted above only represent a fraction of the types of munitions actually filled at the ROF sites and these do not include types filled by agency factories, I.C.I Factories or Firework Factories.

For a full list of the types of munitions at Bridgend ROF refer to Appendix 3.

Source of data: Public Records Office File SUPP5/1260

 

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