Friday, 21 April 2017

British experts asking for gun turrets with 3 guns or more according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1914-1915 no. 3

An item reported that the introduction of the 38cm guns in the Royal British Navy and the French plans to arm their battleships with 16-34,3cm guns had side effects. Experts in British newspapers like the Naval and Military Record asked for gun turrets with more than 2 guns. The Yacht dated 9 May 1914 reported that there was a chance that under the programs of 1914/1915 or 1915/1916 that a new design for such a gun turret could be expected.