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Australian War Memorial #306479
||SAP fixed shell.
Contact fused HE and star shells were also available.
|Weight of round||35 lbs
|Velocity||1873 feet per second
571 meters per second
|Maximum elevation||20 degrees|
|Firing cycle||4.6 seconds|
||250 rounds per gun (typically
230 SAP, 10 HE, 10 star shell)
This weapon was used on submarines and had no antiaircraft capability.
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