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127 mm K M/34 Sa (1948-1958)

127 mm Kanon M/34 Sa

The 127 mm gun M/34 in "B"-position on the frigate NIELS EBBESEN.
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

127 mm Gun K M/34 Sa

before 1954:

12.7 cm PK L/45 M/34 in single mount M/34

Type of Origin:

12,7 cm SK C/34

Primary Function:

Sea targets

Caliber:

127 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

830 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

17,400 m at an elevation of 30 degrees

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

27.4 kilos

Ammunition Types:

Shells

Elevation:

-10 degrees/+30 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

n/a

Vertical Elevation Speed:

n/a

Rate of Fire:

8-9 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Manual controlled single mount

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Rheinmetal, Germany 1934

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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 [1]

1948 - 1963

GIR, tender

2

1951 - 1958

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Notes:

[1]

The frigates had only one turret after 1962

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