Schneider WWI guns

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Idomeneas » 22 Nov 2013 11:50

Hello Guy,
If you can help me with the following:
Before WWI the only greek order pending from Schneider, was that of 24 Schneider-Danglis?
I mean, there was an order for a greater number, some of them were delivered just in time, but during the war there was a pending part of 24 units?
Is there any other known greek order to Schneider before WWI?

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by ALVF » 22 Nov 2013 18:09

Hello,

I know two orders of Schneider moutain guns by Greece:

-1907: 6 batteries 75 mm Schneider MPD, known as "Schneider-Danglis" guns, Schneider called his similar mountain guns or slight modified guns built for many other countries only as "Schneider" guns but paid royalties to colonel Danglis (later General).The creator of the first two parts building of tube for mountain gun concept was the colonel Lycoudis in 1880 years.These two Greek officers were well known in France and in Schneider Works.

-1913: 10 batteries 75 mm Schneider MPC 7.

From 1913 contract, at least 5 batteries were finished before august 1914 and delivered to Greece, 2 other batteries were requisitionned at Marseille in november 1914 and send to Serbian Army, I search for the fate of the 3 other batteries.
I think other orders are contracted between 1907 and 1912...and I search!
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Guy François.

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Idomeneas » 22 Nov 2013 20:41

Thank you very much ALVF for your details. I really appreciate your effort.
The order of 1907 you mention must be the very first of mountain guns, but at the same time a larger number of Schneider field guns was ordered. I hope you will find also details for the next orders.
One small request: Is it possible to write the exact date of signing the contracts?
I would be gratefull if you could also check for the greek orders between 1923-1925.

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Sturm78 » 28 Nov 2013 21:04

Thank you very much to all for your help and valuable information. :)

I know this is a very difficult and convoluted question

Here another image from http://www.delcampe.net: An 75mm Schneider SL3 field gun.
Any information about this gun?

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by karlik » 11 Dec 2013 17:40

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by CharlieC » 12 Dec 2013 22:34

The book many of the period images of the Schneider guns come from is "Les Établissements Schneider. Matériels d'artillerie et bateaux de guerre" can be obtained from http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6 ... .r=.langEN.

An older book which has some detail about Schneider guns is "L'artillerie Schneider-Canet à l'Exposition universelle de 1900" -
same place http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5 ... ier.langEN.

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Manuferey » 13 Dec 2013 02:20

Charlie,

Thank you very much for the links. :D

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Sturm78 » 03 Mar 2014 11:34

Hi all,

An image from a Russian website. I think it is a 152mm M1910 Russian heavy field gun

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by CharlieC » 05 Mar 2014 23:27

It's the Schneider prototype of the 152mm Putilov M10, this gun was sent to Russia for competitive trials with a Krupp gun. The Schneider gun was somewhat lighter and shorter ranged than the Putilov production gun.

You would have found a better image on the Landships II website (http://landships.info/landships/artille ... v_M10.html) - the Russian image looks like it has been trimmed compared to the scan from Revue d'Artillerie. The context of the Schneider factory has been lost.

The attached image has been processed to remove the severe distortions on the original scan - mostly the processing gave reasonable results but the barrel isn't quite straight.

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Mar 2014 15:42

Thank you, CharlieC

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Hoplophile » 30 Mar 2014 04:22

A catalog of artillery pieces published by Schneider in 1914 can be found at the following URL http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6 ... der.langEN.

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Hoplophile » 08 May 2014 01:38

A second Schneider catalog, dated 1917 can be found at the following link. This second catalog has far more in the way of technical details, photos, and information on national variants than the 1914 catalog.

http://octant.u-bourgogne.fr/portail/do ... 7AQ588-01/

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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Dec 2021 22:13

Hi all,

Could somebody identify the exact model of this Schneider 75mm gun ?

Image from AKG images
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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by karlik » 13 Dec 2021 15:17

Sturm78 wrote:
10 Dec 2021 22:13
Could somebody identify the exact model of this Schneider 75mm gun ?
Hi!
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Re: Schneider WWI guns

Post by Sturm78 » 14 Dec 2021 11:09

Thank you very much, Karlik

Was this gun only a prototype or was used by any country ?

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