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Historical Center #NH 63077. Cropped by author.
||APC shell with separate bagged
HE, time fused HE, and CPC shells were also available.
|2458 feet per second
This gun dated to 1911 and performed
very well in the First
World War. It was still the main armament of the majority of British battleships
in 1941, particularly the older battleships sent to the Far East during
Pacific War. Five shore-mounted guns were part of the Singapore coastal batteries.
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