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RG 156 - Office of Chief of Ordnance, Assorted Files - Charleston Ordnance Depot

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Assorted Files, 1948-1953National Archives Identifier 6890784
This series consists of reports, memoranda, organization charts, standard operating procedures, and plans created by the Charleston Ordnance Depot in Charleston, South Carolina. Records in this series concern subjects related to administration, supplies, ammunition, operations, and personnel.

        Box 1

        Folder 1: National Defense

        ▪ Mobilization Tables of Distribution

        ▪ Organizational Chart

        ▪ Personnel Numbers in each Division—civilian, operations, depot comptroller, property, surveillance, purchasing and contracting, commanding officer


        Folder 2: Supplies, Service, and Equipment

        ▪ Out loading capabilities

        ▪ Reports of Explosion of Ammunition


        Folder 3: Administration

        ▪ Mobilization Plan


        Folder 4: Standing Op Procedure

        ▪ Intelligence communication


        Folder 5: Report of Investigation of Accident at Charleston Ordnance Depot

        ▪ All investigation surrounding a grenade explosion during demilitarization


        Folder 6: Supplies

        ▪ Supplies and equipment for transportation, aeronautical supplies, packing supplies, and animals


        Folder 7: Ammunition

        ▪ Ammunition Mobilization Study


        Folder 8: Concentration, Mobilization, Demobilization

        ▪ Industrial Security Survey


        Folder 9: Cable, Telegraph, and Telephone

        ▪ Wire Facilities


        Folder 10: Noncryptographic Registered Document Files


        Folder 11:

        ▪ Report on Explosives Loading and Storage Facilities, 1944


        Folder 12: Certificates of Destruction of Classified Documents, 1949-1953


        Folder 13: Operations Plan for Defense and Publications Files


        Folder 14: Emergency Plan White, 1951