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Description

An SP Weapon adapted for the AA role, it was obsolete by the start of World War II. Fired fixed ammunition.

Gun Characteristics

Designation 7.5 cm/60 (2.95") Model 1928
Ship Class Used On Fylgia and Gotland Classes
Date Of Design 1928
Date In Service 1930
Gun Weight 1.2 tons (1.22 mt)
Gun Length oa N/A
Bore Length about 177.2 in (4.500 m)
Rifling Length N/A
Grooves N/A
Lands N/A
Twist N/A
Chamber Volume N/A
Rate Of Fire 12 - 15 rounds / minute

Ammunition

Type Fixed
Weight of Complete Round N/A
Projectile Types and Weights HE 15 lbs. (6.8 kg)
Bursting Charge NA
Projectile Length N/A
Propellant Charge N/A
Muzzle Velocity 2,723 fps (830 mps)
Working Pressure N/A
Approximate Barrel Life N/A

Range

Range with 15 lbs. (6.8 kg) HE
Elevation Distance
45 degrees about 15,300 yards (14,000 m)
Ceiling @ 90 degrees about 32,800 feet (10,000 m)

Mount/Turret Data

Designation Single open Mountings
Weight N/A
Elevation -5 / +90 degrees
Elevation Rate Manually operated, only
Train about +150 / -150 degrees
Train Rate Manually operated, only
Gun recoil N/A

Sources

Data from:

  • "Naval Weapons of World War Two" by John Campbell
  • "Cruisers of World War Two" by M.J. Whitley