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Re: A few more faces in the Bomb Factory WW2
They (Jarvis Industries) made bombs ranging from 250lbs to 1000lbs using cast steel.
they also forged Armour piercing bombs.
A smaller number of Gun barrels were produced for Bofors guns.
Castings were done at the Jarrow Metal Works on Western road and machined at Bedewell (Bomb Factory)
Recommended Local History websites.
www.oldtyneside.co.uk/ www.gatesheadeast.co.uk/, www.donmouth.co.uk/ and www.hebburn.org/