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Gear, Possible Naval Ammunition Hoist, USS San Diego, #2010-75-30

A circular brass gear with small prongs along the outside. In the middle is a raised brass circle with a square hole cut in the middle to place a square object inside.
Title: USS San Diego Gear, Possible Naval Ammunition Hoist, #2010-75-30
Caption: Reverse side of a gear from a WWI-era ship, USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)
Description: This gear could possibly be a part of the ammunition hoist aboard WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6). On the obverse side of the gear, not shown, are the letters “No. 4 OB.”
Accession #: 2010-75-30
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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