Id. british gun

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by nuyt » 13 Jan 2021 21:30

Sturm, this is the lone 6inch Aussie gun on Timor at Koepang in early 1942.

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 16 Jan 2021 16:57

Hi all,

Returning to my question raised the on 18 Mar 2020, I have found this photo of a similar weapon in the Vickers Barrow museum web page
According to the caption it is a 10inch bomb thrower and the buyer would be Japan.

I guess it would be for an ASW weapon to launch depth charges at a certain distance....
Any additional image and/or information about the weapon or the ships that mounted it, will be welcome

I also found another photo (image 2) of a similar weapon, but about which I did not find any information...Any idea ?

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by EwenS » 16 Jan 2021 17:52

The second one could be the British 7.5" ASW mortar from WW1. See here about two thirds of the way down the page.
http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WAMBR_ASW.php

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Re: Id. british gun

Post by Sturm78 » 16 Jan 2021 20:42

EwenS wrote
The second one could be the British 7.5" ASW mortar from WW1. See here about two thirds of the way down the page.
http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WAMBR_ASW.php
Hi EwenS. I think you are right. Thanks for the link... :wink:

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