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Steel Billet Breaking Factory

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of Trafford Park, Manchester

Product: breaking steel billets imported from USA into shell lengths. Notes: This was the largest steel billet breaking plant in the country. The broken billets were then sent to the National Projectile Factories for manufacturing shells.

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Sources of Information

  • Ministry of Munitions [1]