Historical Center #NH 80139
|Weight of projectile||13 lbs
|Velocity||1650 feet per second
503 meters per second
This was a very obsolete weapon, found only on the Clemsons, a few submarines, and some merchant and Coast Guard ships. There were several models. Clemson crews often referred to it as the "popgun", which gives some idea of their opinion on its effectiveness.
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