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102 mm K M/42 LvSa (1945-1958)

102 mm Gun K M/42 LvSa

The forward mounting of the 102 mm gun on board the corvette THETIS.
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

102 mm Gun K M/42 LvSa

before 1952:

10.2 cm PK L/42 M/42

Type of Origin:

4 inch Quick Firing Gun Mark XIX

Primary Function:

Sea and air targets

Caliber:

102 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

390 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

8,000 m at 40 degrees elevation

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

16.4 kilos

Ammunition Types:

Shell

Elevation:

-10 degrees/+60 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

n/a

Vertical Elevation Speed:

n/a

Rate of Fire:

Around 12 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Manual control in a single mount

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Great Britain

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Modifications:

n/a

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Weapon or Weapon System in use or used on:

Ship or Class:

Number:

In Service:

HOLGER DANSKE Class, frigates (2)

2

1945 - 1949

THETIS, corvette

1

1952 - 1958

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Notes:

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n/a

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