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Iron dummy sea mine

Overview

Iron MK 17 dummy mine used for naval exercises.

Historical information

Mine was washed up on a Port Denison beach March 29 1946. It was found by Frank Money, assisted by Alex Leitch. Police and Navy identified at as a 'dummy' mine used for naval exercises. Presented to Irwin Roads Board, later displayed in the Memorial Park and Russ Cottage. Stand made in 06/2005 by Robinson's Welding.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-8-IROB2086
Material
Width
1100 mm
Height or length
1400 mm
Depth
1099.9985 mm
Irwin Districts Historical Society

Irwin Districts Historical Society

Organisation Details
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Dummy mine after conservation work, 1984.
Dummy mine after conservation work, 2005.
News article about the mine being found.
Alex Leitch with dummy mine after it was washed up on a Port Denison beach, 1946.