Monday, 27 March 2017

The new British 35,6/14” gun according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1937 No. 3

An item referred to the Proceedings dated February 1937 reporting that the new British 35,6cm/14” gun was superior to the foreign 40,6cm/15.9” guns used by foreign navies. It was able to fire 3-2.010 pond shells within 2 minutes and had a weight which was 25 tons below that of the old 35,3cm guns.