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National Ordnance Factories

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* NOF New Basford

Original function: lace mill; taken over at the end of 1917. Opened: February 1918. Area: 40,000 sq ft. Management: Coventry Ordnance Works. Munitions: 1.5-pdr. Gun.

* NOF Nottingham

Munitions: 18-pdr. Guns.

* NOF Sheffield, East Hecla Works

Munitions: 60-pdr. and 8in guns.

* NOF4 Leeds, Armley Road,

Munitions: 18-pdr., 60-pdr., 6in, 8in guns and 9.2in howitzers. (also see National Projectile Factories and National Fuse Factories)

* NOF5 Leeds, Newlay

Munitions: 18-pdr., 60-pdr., 6in, 8in guns and 9.2in howitzers. (also see National Projectile Factories and National Fuse Factories)

* NOF6 Leeds, Hunslet

Munitions: 18-pdr., 60-pdr., 6in, 8in guns and 9.2in howitzers. (also see National Projectile Factories and National Fuse Factories)


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