MK14 Torpedo - Georgia Welcome Center - I95 North
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 30° 45.218 W 081° 38.995
17R E 437795 N 3402479
Quick Description: A WWII torpedo on display at this highway rest area welcome center.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2009 8:30:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM6VKY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 14

Long Description:
This World War II torpedo has been donated by the Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia, to the State of Georgia, Department of Industry, Trade, and Tourism
Kingsland, Georgia

Inert MK 14 Torpedo
Serial Number 222
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Mark 14 torpedo
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The Mark 14 torpedo was the United States Navy's standard submarine-launched anti-ship torpedo of World War II.

This weapon was plagued with many problems which crippled its performance early in the war, and was supplemented by the Mark 18 electric torpedo in the war's final months. Nonetheless, the Mark 14 played a major role in the devastating blow US Navy submarines dealt to the Japanese naval and merchant marine forces during the Pacific War.

By the end of World War II, the Mark 14 torpedo was a reliable weapon which remained in service for almost 40 years in the US Navy, and even longer with other navies.

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What type of artillery is this?: Torpedo

Where is this artillery located?: Other

What military of the world used this device?: US Navy

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 30° 45.221 W 081° 38.985

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Still may work: yes

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
Yes 2


Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

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