Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bofor 40 MM Auto Cannon
Ship/Submarine Air Defence
Caliber: 40 MM
Weight: 6,500 lbs
Rate of Fire: 6,500 lbs
Rate of Fire: 160 Rounds per Min.
Range: 4500 Yards (Tracer Burn Out)
Velocity: 2890 ft/sec
Warhead: Armor Piercing/High Explosive
This weapon could be used as a single gun or in multiple mounts. Itís one of the most prevalent antiaircraft guns in the Navyís arsenal.
The USS Ling was fitted with one single mount forward and one aft.
Location. 40° 52.811′ N, 74° 2.409′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of River Street and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located near the office at the New Jersey Naval Museum on the Hackensack River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. PBR Mark II River Patrol Boat (a few steps from this marker); Still on Patrol (a few steps from this marker); Submariners Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Ling (a few steps from this marker); USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (a few Seehund (a few steps from this marker); Kaiten Type II (within shouting distance of this marker); Underwater MK16 Mine (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hackensack.
Also see . . . New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 310 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.