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

1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Side view

1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Back view

1957 MkV without filters
1957 MkV without filters

Side view

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

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).

C1 filter can
C1 filter can

Top view with key

Carrier
Carrier

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

Carrier
Carrier

Back view