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76 mm K M/36 Sa (1947-1953)

76 mm Kanon M/36 Sa

The British 76 mm gun on the submarine U 1 (SPRINGEREN).
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

76 mm Gun K M/36 Sa

Before 1952:

76 mm PK L/47 M/36

Type of Origin:

3 inch Quick Firing Gun Mark I in Center Pivot Mount Mark V

Primary Function:

Sea targets

Caliber:

76 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

610 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

11,810 m at 40 degrees elevation

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

8.16 kilos

Ammunition Types:

Shell

Elevation:

-10 degrees/+40 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

n/a

Vertical Elevation Speed:

n/a

Rate of Fire:

13 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Manual controled gun in 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:

U Class, submarines (SPRINGEREN Class) (3)

1

1947 - 1953

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Notes:

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n/a

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