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Re: Id. british gun

Postby ROLAND1369 » 11 Jul 2016 03:38

HMS Eagle and HMS Ark Royal also carried 8 and 6 MK VI mounts respectively,

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 20 Jul 2016 10:41

Hi all,

An 152mm 6in captured british howitzer in display:


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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 18 Aug 2016 12:33

Hi all,

I am not sure: 3in 20cwt AA guns ??

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 20 Aug 2016 10:07

Nobody for my last image ??

Well, here another image from Ebay. Can somebody identify this AA gun ??

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby David Reasoner » 27 Aug 2016 18:11

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

An 152mm 6in captured british howitzer in display:


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I think the three guns at center and right background are all captured Dutch pieces. The Dutch used ex-British 6-inch howitzers as the 15 cm hw L15 Vickers, 28 of them equipped 15RA in 1940. The gun at right background is a 10-veld, or Bofors 10.5cm M1927, and between them appears to be a 7-veld. In the left background is what appears to be a modernized French 75mm M1897 with part of its shield missing.

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 29 Aug 2016 10:18

David wrote
I think the three guns at center and right background are all captured Dutch pieces. The Dutch used ex-British 6-inch howitzers as the 15 cm hw L15 Vickers, 28 of them equipped 15RA in 1940. The gun at right background is a 10-veld, or Bofors 10.5cm M1927, and between them appears to be a 7-veld. In the left background is what appears to be a modernized French 75mm M1897 with part of its shield missing.


Thank you, David.

Any idea about the AA guns of my last two images ??

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Jack Nisley » 31 Aug 2016 03:59

Sturm78, the second picture is a Royal Navy 4in QF Mk V in HA Mk III (or subsequent) mounting. The Hydro-pneumatic recuperator over the breech, the trainer's platform, training receiver, and mounting base match the diagram in John Campbell's "Naval Weapons of World War Two".

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Jack Nisley » 31 Aug 2016 04:09

I believe you are right about the first picture , 3in 20 cwt AA gun, but it looks like a static mount (no working platform), not a mobile carriage.

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 02 Sep 2016 10:59

Jack wrote
Sturm78, the second picture is a Royal Navy 4in QF Mk V in HA Mk III (or subsequent) mounting. The Hydro-pneumatic recuperator over the breech, the trainer's platform, training receiver, and mounting base match the diagram in John Campbell's "Naval Weapons of World War Two".


Jack wrote
I believe you are right about the first picture , 3in 20 cwt AA gun, but it looks like a static mount (no working platform), not a mobile carriage.


Thanks a lot for your answers, Jack

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 10 Sep 2016 09:56

Hi all,

Can somebody identify these guns ??
I am not sure if british o not...

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Manuferey » 10 Sep 2016 14:13

The guns are indeed British and (I think) are QF 4-inch Mk IV.

Another view:
http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/130926

Also see Clive Mortimore's ID in a post of 24 Aug 2013 here: :wink:
viewtopic.php?f=70&t=158806&start=510

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 13 Sep 2016 21:14

Emmanuel wrote
The guns are indeed British and (I think) are QF 4-inch Mk IV.

Another view:
http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/130926

Also see Clive Mortimore's ID in a post of 24 Aug 2013 here: :wink:
viewtopic.php?f=70&t=158806&start=510


Thank you, Emmanuel

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 04 Sep 2017 22:09

Hi all,

I am not sure: 102mm 4in Mk.IX gun ??

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Sturm78 » 13 Sep 2017 21:38

Nodody for my last image ??

Well, here another image from Ebay. Not a gun but.. :roll: ..Can somebody identify the mount model of this 12.7mm Vickers machinegun ??

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Re: Id. british gun

Postby Manuferey » 14 Sep 2017 02:40

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

I am not sure: 102mm 4in Mk.IX gun ??

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I agree: BL 4-inch Mk. IX.

and 4 in. = 101.6 mm rounded to 102 mm indeed.

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