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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Feb 2011 10:54

Emmanuel wrote

It looks like a 120 mm Pattern 1892 Canet.
Ummhhh. It is possible that you are right, although the pedestal is different.

Any ideas for my previous images?

One more gun for Id. :

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Feb 2011 11:47

Nobody?? :(

203mm (8in) british howitzer or 152mm (6in) gun?? :?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Saska » 19 Feb 2011 16:47

Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,

According to photocaption, 38cm guns in Helgoland but I think 30.5cm SK L50. Can anybody confirm this?

Nobody for my last images?? :(

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Hi Sturm78

There was never ever any gun of the size 38cm at Helgoland. Not during WWI and also not during WWII.

The text at this old picture is just wrong. You are right, it is the 30,5cm SK L/50. During WWI there had been four twin towers with this kind of naval guns at Helgoland. So all together 8 of them and they had been the biggest ones there.

Source and a very recommendable book with nice picture of the Fortification Helgoland in WWI :
Fröhle/Kühn: Hochseefestung Helgoland Teil 1.
http://www.froehle-kuehn-verlagsgesellschaft.de/

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 19 Feb 2011 18:09

Sturm78 wrote:Nobody?? :(

203mm (8in) british howitzer or 152mm (6in) gun?? :?

Image from Ebay
Thanks in advance. Sturm78
Sturm78,

The length of the barrel seems to indicate a 6 in. gun.

Emmanuel

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 22 Feb 2011 18:06

Thank you for your answers, Emmanuel. :D

I have another old gun to identify:

Image from Ebay

PD: Any idea for my image posted on 14 Feb 2011 ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Saska » 22 Feb 2011 19:04

Sturm78 wrote:
I have another old gun to identify:

Image from Ebay

Thanks in advance. Sturm78
Hi Strum

This is a russian 10 inch coastal gun (254 mm L/45) produced from Obuhov in St. Petersburg.

Source: Ove Enqvist: Itsenäisen suomen rannikkotykit 1918 - 1998.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Saska » 22 Feb 2011 19:18

Sturm78 wrote:
PD: Any idea for my image posted on 14 Feb 2011 ?

Thanks in advance. Sturm78
Thats a russian 6 Inch gun (152 mm/45) Canet Pattern 1892.
Source: Ove Enqvist: Itsenäisen suomen rannikkotykit 1918 - 1998 and http://www.navweaps.com.

Compare it to: http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNRussi ... _m1892.htm

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Saska » 22 Feb 2011 19:36

Manuferey wrote:
Sturm78 wrote:Nobody?? :(

203mm (8in) british howitzer or 152mm (6in) gun?? :?

Sturm78,

The length of the barrel seems to indicate a 6 in. gun.

Emmanuel
Thanks in advance. Sturm78
Hello,

thats indeed a british 6 Inch gun or 6in Mk VII Field Gun from Vickers.

In Finland this gun was used in WWII and known as 152/46 E. You can for example still see one of them in Hanko/Finland near the old frontline from 1941.

Source: Ove Enqvist: Itsenäisen suomen rannikkotykit 1918 - 1998

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 23 Feb 2011 00:34

Sturm78 wrote:
Emmanuel wrote

It looks like a 120 mm Pattern 1892 Canet.
Ummhhh. It is possible that you are right, although the pedestal is different.
Hi Sturm,

I found a postal card showing the same gun with the same pedestal as you posted earlier but with a shield. I know think that it could be a 152 mm L/45 Canet gun in a high mounting for coastal defense and not a 120 mm Canet.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Feb 2011 11:50

Thank you for your replies, Saska and Emmanuel.

About my image of 14 Feb 2011, I am not sure. There are some differences between the gun of my image and the image of the link. :?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 24 Feb 2011 03:26

Sturm78 wrote:
Emmanuel wrote

[...] One more gun for Id. :

Image from Ebay
Thanks in advance. Sturm78
Sturm78,

This is a French coastal gun successfully called (Source: post from Guy François on a French forum) “canon de 164,7 mm Mle 1893” until 1894, then “canon de 16 cm Mle 1893” and finally “canon de 164 mm Mle 1893” starting in 1923.

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 24 Mar 2011 12:19

Hi all,

Can somebody help me to identify this K.u.K. coastal gun?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by ludvig » 27 Mar 2011 16:50

Hello Sturm78,
Thanks for uploading these interesting photos !
Your gun is a :
15 cm L 50 K10 Skoda Kasemattgeschütz from the old
Austrian batterleships Virbus Unitis - class .

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21298246@N ... 482947751/

Hope this link works , if not typed images from Google on " Kasemattgeschütz "
Some guns were used by Austrian coast artillery , captured guns were used by Italy
as coast artillery .
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Apr 2011 11:02

Thank you very much for your help, ludvig. :D

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Apr 2011 19:23

Hi all,

Can somebody identify this artillery piece?

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Thanks in advance. Sturm78
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