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Re: Id. british gun

Post by ROLAND1369 » 07 Mar 2020 00:48

This a British 11 inch Anti Submarine Howitzer. There were about 207 of them produced beginning in 1917. It fired a 600 lb stick projectile to a range of 600 yards. The projectile had 300 lbs of explosive and it was designed for an accurate under.water trajectory. There was also a 7.5 ASW weapon whit the same mission.

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Mar 2020 20:10

ROLAND1369 wrote
This a British 11 inch Anti Submarine Howitzer. There were about 207 of them produced beginning in 1917. It fired a 600 lb stick projectile to a range of 600 yards. The projectile had 300 lbs of explosive and it was designed for an accurate under.water trajectory. There was also a 7.5 ASW weapon whit the same mission.
Thanks a lot for your help, ROLAND1369 ... :wink: a sorry for my late answer.. :oops:

Do you have any information about this weapon ? It is in my archives labeled as Beyer Peacock bomb thrower.

I looking for in the net but with no results except that Beyer Peacock was a British manufacturer of locomotives...

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by ROLAND1369 » 24 Mar 2020 22:12

Sorry
What I posted was all I could find. However I have found a 1943 Janes which shows the 11 IN ASW with a Mark I designation. The previous Info came from "NAVAL WEAPONS OF WW I", Norman Friedman, Seaforth Publishers, 2011.

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 05 May 2020 16:44

Hi all,

I found these images on Getty website archive

According to photo caption, Vickers workshops.
Can somebody identify the guns ?

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 24 May 2020 11:38

Nobody for my last image ?

Well, here another image from the same source.
An 152mm 6in British naval gun used from a railcar during Boer War. Any idea about the exact model ?

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 17 Jun 2020 22:23

Hi all,

I am not sure about this gun. I think an 152mm 6in Mk.VII field gun. Is the big handwheel of the left side typical of this model ?

Image from Ebay
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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Nov 2020 15:01

Hi all,

I found this image on Ebay. According tophoto caption, Creta.
I think the gun is, probably, an 152mm 6in gun...Mk.VII ??? Somebody ?

Does somebody have any list of the all British coastal defences in Creta in May 1941 ?

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