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Friday, 9 February 2018

Torpedo workshop at Fort Matila/Greenock, England was to be increased according to the Dutch newspaper Marineblad dated 1936 no. 2

An item referred to the Proceedings dated December 1935 reported that the torpedo workshop at Fort Matila/Greenock, England was to be increased. The new plant originally plant for the Argyll Motor Limited in 1905 situated 2 miles of Loch Lomond and 15 miles of the Loch Long torpedo test range. During the First World War was the accommodation as an ammunition plant and since 1928 by a Scottish silk plant. The workshops offered a space large enough for 1.000 labourers.