US Navy Teletype Equipment - 1950's & early 1960's

Torn Tape Relay Equipment
       - Multiple TTY Systems & Routing Equipment

Tape Relay and Automatic Relay Centers
        - Systems and Operation

Misc TTY Equipment - Loop Supplies, Test Equipment, repeaters, etc.

"Index of Teletypewriter, Facsimile, and Associated Equipment"
Navelex 0967-LP-104-0010 - 1977
- Index & Download
Extensive listing of USN TTY gear with cross reference to Teletype model, manuals, etc. - many thanks to Jerry Murphy

MODEL 28 TELETYPE MAINTENANCE "C SCHOOL"  M28  NAVTRA 41046
 NAVTRA 41047
 NAVTRA 41048
 download o

1956 - 3rd Naval District, NYC

 waves-tty-02.jpg (226164 bytes)

Model 15 Teletypes
(WAVES with Teleman ratings)

Photo Info

----- Late 1960's - Guam

Guam teletype operations (71591 bytes)

bottom row - AN/UGC-25 printer
middle row - TT-176/UG keyboard/printer
top row - TT-187A/UG tape reader plus TT-192A/UG tape punch
wall - KWX-7 sync switch for crypto gear 
         (ID thanks to Frank Nichols & Greg Moore)

Click here for many more interesting photos showing TTY equipment at NAVCOMMSTA Guam 
- thanks to Rodney Rood


Individual TTY Equipment - Also See Torn Tape Relay Equipment

Model

Type/Photo

Primary Use

Features

More Info

RO - Printer

AN/UGC-25
AN/UGC-25A
ugc25-rest-81.JPG (143967 bytes)

Model 28 Receive-Only Page Printer Set (Compact). Consists of friction feed typing unit, cover, base unit, synchronous motor and gearshift for 45.5, 50 and 74.2 baud. 

ugc25-1301-02.JPG (855899 bytes)
AN/UGC-25 aboard USS Midway

7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC. Includes communication symbol arrangement.

ugc25-rest-76.JPG (220036 bytes)

Teletype 28RO "compact"

more photos

Videos of UGC-25A in operation
 - 60wpm
 - 100wpm

I need the ON-OFF switch and the LOC-LF lever - please send e-mail if you can help
ugc25-base-02.jpg (57398 bytes)
ON-OFF Switch (made by Rockette)
Teletype part 198566
ugc25-rest-69.JPG (118557 bytes)
Broken off LOC-LF lever
Teletype part number 198571 or 326632
ugc25-rest-71.JPG (101027 bytes)
It should look similar to the CR lever on the right.

ugc25-rest-80.JPG (135732 bytes)

ON-OFF Switch
ugc25-rest-74.JPG (124858 bytes)
LOC-LF Lever
ugc25-rest-73.JPG (170623 bytes)
Other parts I need: 

195349 Speed Control Knob (2 ea.)
 <=   <=    <=    <=

164984 Distributor Contact assembly
             for AN/UGC-20
           =>   =>    =>    =>

ugc25-rest-75.JPG (155274 bytes)

AN/UGC-38
AN/UGC-40
ugc40-01.JPG (783957 bytes)

MITE RO

UGC-38 is Weather symbol version

ugc40-1202-02.JPG (179036 bytes) MITE Corporation

NAVSHIPS 0967-170-8010

ugc40-1202-01.JPG (273431 bytes) ugc40-1202-03.JPG (271843 bytes) ugc40-1202-04.JPG (303579 bytes) --

TT-171/UG
tt171-ug-01.JPG (50083 bytes)

tt171a-1401-02.jpg (145201 bytes)

floor mount

tt171a-1401-01.jpg (43684 bytes)

Teletype 28RO

TT-171 - Model 28 Receive-Only Page Printer Set. Same as TT-47A/UG except uses base LB3/101 and is without a keyboard

TT-171A - 

TT-394/UG Mite
tt394-ug-110425-01.jpg (54915 bytes)

tt394-ug-110425-02.jpg (57108 bytes) tt394-ug-110425-03.jpg (56243 bytes) tt394-ug-110425-04.jpg (47128 bytes)
tt394-ug-110425-05.jpg (48356 bytes) tt394-ug-110425-06.jpg (67688 bytes) tt394-ug-110425-07.jpg (82555 bytes) --

KSR - Typing Unit +Keyboard

AN/FGC-10
fgc10-01.JPG (279936 bytes)

-- BP128/247 Typing Unit
BK22LD Keyboard
BB-44 Base
MU-4 Motor Unit
PP-424/U Power Supply
Teletype Model 15

Navships 91240

AN/UGC-20   
DSC01949.JPG (3658833 bytes)

Model 28 Keyboard Send-Receive Page Printer Set (Compact). Consists of cover, friction feed typing unit, keyboard and synchronous motor. Includes communication symbol arrangement and gearshift for 45.5, 50 and 74.2 baud.

DSC01947.JPG (3640494 bytes)

7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC.

DSC01948.JPG (3817492 bytes)

Teletype 28KSR
"compact" - the keyboard is a 5-line parallel electrical unit with a separate transmitter on the same shaft as the typing unit.

more photos

AN/UGC-20 disasssembled
DSC01940.JPG (3808471 bytes)
keyboard
DSC01942.JPG (3633969 bytes)
base & keyboard transmitter
DSC01943.JPG (4320110 bytes)
typing unit
DSC01944.JPG (4367807 bytes)

AN/UGC-41
ugc41-01.JPG (656126 bytes)

 MITE KSR - MITE Corporation

NAVSHIPS 0967-170-8010

TT-47/UG & TT-48/UG
tt47-01.jpg (56494 bytes)

floor mount

tt48-01.jpg (15648 bytes)

TT-47 - PD-17/U synchronous motor

TT-48 - PD-18/U governor motor

CY-870/UG cabinet 
CB-154/UG power panel
MX-114/UG keyboard
MX-115/UG typing unit?

Teletype 28KSR

spec sheet

NAVSHIPS 94393

Model 28 Keyboard Send-Receive Page Printer Set. Consists of floor cabinet, friction feed typing unit, electrical service unit, keyboard, synchronous motor and gears for 45.5 baud. 7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC. Includes communication symbol arrangement and selective calling feature.

TT-49/UG & TT-50/UG
tt49-01.jpg (60151 bytes)

ship/shore
floor mount

Teletype Model 15 modified for shipboard service "with aluminum side frames, a new carriage return assembly, and lighter weight carriage parts. As a result of these modifications, they operate satisfactorily while tilted as much as 45 degrees."

TT-49/UG synchronous motor
TT-50/UG governor motor

BP149/247 typing unit
BBK20OBJ/LD keyboard
MU40 motor unit
AC203BJ cabinet
80437 gear set
106965 set of spares

Teletype 15
(modified)

spec sheet

TT-69/UG & TT-70/UG
tt69-ug-01.JPG (25812 bytes)

ship/shore - tabletop

tt69-02.jpg (21332 bytes)

TT-69 synchronous motor
TT-70 governor motor

Same as TT-47 & TT-48 but with CY-971/UG cabinet 

Teletype 28KSR

spec sheet

NAVSHIPS 94393

tt70a-ug-01.JPG (49510 bytes)

tt70a-ug-02.JPG (65385 bytes) tt70a-ug-03.JPG (64018 bytes) -

tt70a-ug-04.JPG (35248 bytes)

tt70a-ug-05.JPG (61919 bytes) tt70a-ug-06.JPG (66370 bytes) -

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TT-176/UG
tt176c-ug-11.JPG (80478 bytes)
TT-176C/UG

tabletop or 19" rack-mount

tt176-01.jpg (34461 bytes)

TT-434/UG keyboard
TT-438/UG typing unit
SB-408/UG electrical unit

tt176-02.jpg (59479 bytes)

Teletype 28KSR "skintight"

Model 28 Keyboard Send-Receive Page Printer Set (Relay Rack Mounted). Consists of cover, friction feed typing unit, keyboard, electrical service assembly, synchronous motor and gears for 45.5 baud. 7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC. Includes communication symbol arrangement, stepping magnets, automatic carriage return and line feed.

photos

ASR - Typing Unit +Keyboard +TD (tape reader) + Typing Reperf (tape punch)

AN/UGC-5 & AN/UGC-6
ugc6-01.jpg (87430 bytes)

UGC-5 no 2nd typing reperf
UGC-6 with 2nd typing reperf

Model 28 Automatic Send-Receive Page Printer Set. 

Consists of floor cabinet, friction feed typing unit, keyboard, chadless typing perforator, transmitter distributor, 2 synchronous motors, 2 electrical service units, auxiliary chadless typing reperforators and gears for 45.5, 56.9 and 74.2 baud. 

7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC. Includes communication symbol arrangement.

Photos of 28ASR restoration

Teletype 28ASR

more photos

AN/UGC-49
ugc49-01.jpg (31443 bytes)

Model 28 Low Level Automatic Send-Receive Page Printer Set.

Consists of floor cabinet, friction feed typing unit, keyboard, fully perforated typing reperforator, transmitter distributor, 2 synchronous motors, electrical service unit, signal and clutch electrical service assemblies, auxiliary fully perforated typing reperforator and gears for 45.5 and 75 baud.

 

ugc49-1402.JPG (642890 bytes)

7.00 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC.

Includes communication symbol arrangement, MIL-STD-188B six volt polar interface and Teletype's TEMPEST feature.CRITICOM type.

info from CTO manual

more photos

 

AN/FGC-8
fgc8-01.JPG (214622 bytes)

-- BP119/210 Typing Unit
PEX25JX Perforator Transmittter
TT-52/GG Transmitter-Distributor
PP-315/GGA-1 power supply
--

AN/FGC-9
tty-fgc9-72.jpg (174587 bytes)

tty-fgc9-71.jpg (312201 bytes) ship/shore 60 wpm

TT-57/FG Transmitter-Distributor
PP-315/GGA-1 power supply
BP119/210 Typing Unit
MU-4 Motor Unit
PEX25JX Perforator Transmittter

Teletype 19ASR

more info and photos

spec sheet

fgc9-1401-02.jpg (164727 bytes)

fgc9-1401-01.jpg (68743 bytes) fgc9-1401-03.jpg (118791 bytes) --

AN/FGC-11
fgc11-01.JPG (182861 bytes)

Model 19 - governed motor

need better photo

need info

BP22/247 Typing Unit
PEX25LE Perforator Transmitter
XD76FR Transmitter Distributor
PU-109/GG Motor Unit
--
AN/FGC-12
fgc12-01.JPG (225515 bytes)
Model 19 variant

need better photo

need info

FPR23H247 Printing Unit
FK11OLD 15 keyboard
TT-57/FG Transmitter-Distributor
REC-10 Rectifier
--

AN/SGC-2

need photo

AN/FGC-11 with FC#2

Model 19 variant

need info

-- --
 

REPERFORATOR (TAPE PUNCH)

TT-103/FG

tt103-fg-02.jpg (19555 bytes)

photos thanks to Larry Tighe

keyboard typing reperforator

tt103-fg-01.jpg (72705 bytes)

tt103-fg-03.jpg (39811 bytes) Teletype 14KTR

TT-192/UG (synchronous motor)
TT-274/UG (governor motor)

tt192-110619-01.jpg (76841 bytes)

tt192-110619-02.jpg (92850 bytes)

ROTR - read-only typing reperforator (tape punch) - tape reel is on side

tt192-ug-1205-04.jpg (32598 bytes)

tt192-110619-04.jpg (127813 bytes)

base LRB8
reperf LPR9AWA
motor LMU3
cover LRC202 

tt192-110619-05.jpg (131463 bytes)

tt192-110619-03.jpg (193124 bytes)

tt192-110619-07.jpg (125123 bytes) tt192-110619-08.jpg (160577 bytes) tt192-110619-06.jpg (112502 bytes)
tt192-ug-1205-01.jpg (29149 bytes) tt192-ug-1205-02.jpg (45809 bytes) tt192-ug-1205-03.jpg (51980 bytes) tt192-ug-110603-01.jpg (820704 bytes)

TT-192A/UG

hornet-03.jpg (870535 bytes)
USS Hornet - Photo Credit Info Here

Miniature ROTR - read-only typing reperforator (tape punch)

mini-reperf-p4a.jpg (37406 bytes)

tape reel is on top, not on side as in standard-sized TT-192 unit

tt192a-ug-1302-02.jpg (51947 bytes)

Teletype
base LRB31
reperf LPR40AWA
motor LMU24
cover LRC205

more photos

tt192a-ug-1302-01.jpg (28313 bytes)

tt192a-1304-01.jpg (314117 bytes) tt192a-1304-02.jpg (419235 bytes) tt192a-ug-1302-04.jpg (30197 bytes) tt192a-ug-1302-03.jpg (42393 bytes)

TT-253/UG

tt253c-ug-12.JPG (87418 bytes)
TT-253C/UG

keyboard typing reperforator

tt253c-ug-13.JPG (131098 bytes)

tt253-ug-01.JPG (33453 bytes) Teletype 28KTR

more photos

 

TT-605/UG

Like TT-192A but low-level signaling (+/- 6v)

Miniature ROTR - read-only typing reperforator (tape punch)

Includes MIL-STD-188B six volt polar interface and Teletype's TEMPEST feature. -

TRANSMITTER-DISTRIBUTOR (TAPE READER)   

TT-143/UG

see photo here

Model 14 TD - -

TT-187/UG

tt187-ug-11.JPG (79937 bytes)

tt187-ug-12.JPG (143236 bytes)

Standard size M28 TD - transmitter-distributor (tape reader)

Model 28 Transmitter Distributor Set Consists of cover, base, transmitter distributor, synchronous motor and gears for 45.5, 56.9 and 74.2 baud. 

7.42 unit code, 60Hz, 115VAC.

tt187-ug-13.JPG (95277 bytes)
Components of TT-187 & TT-187A

tt187-ug-14.JPG (46687 bytes)
TT-187 & TT-187A dimensions
Teletype 28LXD

more photos

TT-187A/UG

tt187a-ug-11.JPG (78494 bytes)

tt187a-ug-12.JPG (132536 bytes)

Miniature size TD - transmitter-distributor (tape reader)

Model 28 Transmitter Distributor Set Consists of cover, base, transmitter distributor, synchronous motor and gears for 45.5, 56.9 and 74.2 baud. 

7.42 unit code, 60Hz, 115VAC.

tt187-ug-15.JPG (61130 bytes)
TT-187 & TT-187A wiring
Teletype 28LXD

more photos

TT-603/UG

photos

transmitter distributor (tape reader)
- low-level version of  TT-187

Model 28 Low Level Transmitter Distributor Set (Miniature Size).
Consists of cover, base, transmitter distributor, synchronous motor and gears for 45.5, 50 and 74.2 baud.

7.42 unit code, 60 Hz, 115VAC.

Includes MIL-STD-188B six volt polar interface and Teletype's TEMPEST feature.

 
Teletype 28LXD

photos

MISCELLANEOUS

TT-71/UG

tt71-ug-01.JPG (51743 bytes)

printer-projector

prints page and banner

used for conferences and
carrier briefing room
spec sheet

TT-268/UG

tt268-01.JPG (421536 bytes)

Super-speed reperf (2400 wpm)
+ TT-187/UG TD

tt268-02.JPG (331909 bytes)

manuf Sylvania
    Soroban (reperf)
    Teletype (TD)
NAVSHIPS 93454
download 9 MB pdf

MK-810/UG

gear-01.jpg (27884 bytes)
Gearshift installed in 28ASR - Thanks to Ralph Irish for photos

gearshift mod kit for Model 28

gear-02.jpg (23805 bytes)

gear-03.jpg (561443 bytes) Teletype 195415

instructions
thanks to Randy Guttery

CRYPTO

TSEC/KWX-7

kwx_07b.jpg (19318 bytes)
photos from ebay via Jerry Proc

sync control switch for KW-7

kwx_07a.jpg (22751 bytes)

Jerry's KW-7 page

lots of crypto info here

 


More TTY links

TTY manuals - Navy manuals and Teletype Corp. manuals


Be patient and check back often - this project is just getting started!
Last updated 02/23/2014