U.S. Navy Diaphragm Mk V Gas Mask

The U.S. Navy Diaphragm Mk V Gas Mask bears no resemblance to the previous U.S. Navy Diaphragm masks.  It featured a single plastic panoramic lens and dual cheek filters.  This example was made by Acushnet in 1959.

 

Similar masks in my collection:  U.S. NC-1

1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Front view

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1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Side view

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1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Back view

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1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Side view

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Filter can
Filter can

Stock No. S-23-C-101-1205 Gas Mask Canister, C1 2 each DA-30-070-CML-733 The General Tire & Rubber Co. Logansport, Indiana Date packed - 5-57 Lot No. NY6-159 1091

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C1 filter can
C1 filter can

This container which is sealed airtight, contains two canisters for the Mark V Gas Mask. Do not open until required for use on the gas mask. To remove, open can with key attached on end of can. Warning: Do not use this can as a food or drinking container (poison).

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C1 filter can
C1 filter can

Top view with key

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Carrier
Carrier

Bag for "USN Gas Mask ND Mark V, Stk. No. S23-M-108-88"

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Carrier
Carrier

Back view

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