Help Id these heavy coastal guns

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ALVF
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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by ALVF » 19 Apr 2022 08:23

Hello,

The guns and "lafetten" numbers of the seven 30,5 cm guns of the "Kanonenbatterie" (Cuxhaven) in december 1921, 30,5 cm K.L/35 in Kst.L.C/90:
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The sub-caliber 8,8 cm guns in february 1924:
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Yours sincerly,
Guy François.
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na4222
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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by na4222 » 19 Apr 2022 10:10

ALVF wrote:
19 Apr 2022 08:23
Hello,

The guns and "lafetten" numbers of the seven 30,5 cm guns of the "Kanonenbatterie" (Cuxhaven) in december 1921, 30,5 cm K.L/35 in Kst.L.C/90:
0001.jpg
The sub-caliber 8,8 cm guns in february 1924:
0001b.jpg
Yours sincerly,
Guy François.
Thank you very much Guy. Do we know if these guns were decommissioned before the start of World War Two or if they had continued to serve during the war?

Best regards,
Nezar

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by tristan-gereon » 19 Apr 2022 19:25

Hi,
according to Gerd Wildfang "Militärische Bauten der Festung Cuxhaven ab 1870" was the first shooting of these guns in march 1893 (!!). Their range were 17.500m.
After WW 1 the guns were okay for the IMKK.
1931 the Marinekommandoamt wrote, that the 7 guns are now Reserve and they stored in Pillau.
Some times before WW 2 there was built a small Flaktower on one of the Bettungen for 30,cm K.
Regards Oliver

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by na4222 » 19 Apr 2022 19:31

tristan-gereon wrote:
19 Apr 2022 19:25
Hi,
according to Gerd Wildfang "Militärische Bauten der Festung Cuxhaven ab 1870" was the first shooting of these guns in march 1893 (!!). Their range were 17.500m.
After WW 1 the guns were okay for the IMKK.
1931 the Marinekommandoamt wrote, that the 7 guns are now Reserve and they stored in Pillau.
Some times before WW 2 there was built a small Flaktower on one of the Bettungen for 30,cm K.
Regards Oliver
Fascinating thank you very much Oliver!

Best regards,
Nezar

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Apr 2022 21:07

Thanks for your informations, Oliver and Guy. :wink:

I guess a Krupp gun model. I am not sure if in 1890s the coastal and naval guns were named with a year number model ot not...

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by ROLAND1369 » 20 Apr 2022 16:38

From the loading device and the tracks around the rear I would say this is one of the 280 MM Kst.K.L45 in Verschwind-L disappearing guns of Diech battery at Schilling.
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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by ROLAND1369 » 20 Apr 2022 16:42

[quote=Sturm78 post_id=2404034 time=1650137070 user_id=33108]
Nobody for my last image ?

Well here another image from Ebay. A old German coastal gun. According to photo caption, an 30.5cm gun in Cuxhaven.
Any idea about the exact model of the gun and batterie ?

Sturm78
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According to the Allied Armistice Commission report these guns were no longer present by 1928.

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Ondrej Filip » 22 Apr 2022 09:45

ROLAND1369 wrote:
20 Apr 2022 16:38
From the loading device and the tracks around the rear I would say this is one of the 280 MM Kst.K.L45 in Verschwind-L disappearing guns of Diech battery at Schilling.
Very interesting photos. But the photo from Sturm78 is a gun at usual carriage with high ammunition lift to the service platform. Disappearing gun was loaded at the bottom level.

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Apr 2022 23:07

Hi all,

An image from Ebay. Could be an 28cm SK L45 gun of Batterie Tirpitz ??

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by na4222 » 26 Apr 2022 20:50

I would say yes.

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Apr 2022 20:53

Thanks, na4222

Sturm78

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by trulsaal » 04 May 2022 07:23

Sturm78 wrote:
24 Aug 2021 20:15
Hi all,

Two rare images of an (I think) 15.5cm K.425(f) - ex Mle 1918 Schneider - in German service as coastal gun

Images from Ebay
Sturm78
Hi. Do you have more photos from the same series or location? I see you got them from eBay. I am from this very island and would like to see if you had more photos! Regards, Truls.

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Sturm78 » 04 May 2022 21:40

Hi trulsaal

Sorry, those were the only images from the Ebay photoserie that I recorded...

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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by Sturm78 » 08 May 2022 19:35

Hi all,

38cm or 40.6cm SK C34 gun barrel ?

Image from Swedish digitalt museum website
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Re: Help Id these heavy coastal guns

Post by ludvig » 09 May 2022 12:49

Hello ,
40,6 cm SKC/34

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