Japanese Torpedo

Japanese Torpedo (HMJR8)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21402 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.847', W 76° 29.081'

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This type 93 Torpedo is the largest enemyweapon of its kind encountered in World War II.It is 29½ feet long, 24 inches in diameterand carries over 1,000 lbs. of explosive in thewar head. At the low speed setting of 40 knotsa maximum range of approximately 30,000 yardsis obtained.
HM NumberHMJR8
Placed ByCaptain R.M. Fortson U.S.N.R
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371400 N 4315692
Decimal Degrees38.98078333, -76.48468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.847', W 76° 29.081'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 50.82" N, 76° 29' 4.86" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22-24 S Rd, Annapolis MD 21402, US
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