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U.S. 12”/50 Mark 7 Gun


Specifications:


Bore
12"
304.8mm
Ammunition type
Bagged APC and HC shells
Weight of projectile 870 lbs
395 kg
Velocity 2900 feet per second
884 meters per second
Maximum elevation     
15 degrees
Range 23,500 yards
21,490 meters
Penetration
12.3" at 12,000 yards
31 cm at 11,000 m


This older gun was the main weapon of the Arkansas.

References

Campbell (1985)



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