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||Fixed HE incendiary
AP was available only in limited quantities
Weight of round
| 2871 feet per second
875 meters per second
|Rate of fire
||500 rounds per minute
This weapon was used on U-boats and other smaller German warships. As with most such weapons, the actual rate of fire was limited by the need to reload the 20- to 40-round magazines. Single, dual, and quadruple mounts existed, but the usual U-boat outfit was a single gun with unlimited elevation.
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