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Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch


Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun


The QF 4.7-inch Gun series served its operators as a naval gun, coastal defense gun, and medium field gun throughout its decades-long tenure.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/10/2017
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Specifications


Year: 1887
Manufacturer(s): Elswick Ordnance; Vickers Sons & Maxim - UK
Production: 1,167
Crew: 10
Length: 15.75 ft (4.8 m)
Weight (Empty): 2 tons (2,085 kg; 4,597 lb)
Power: None. This is a towed or fixed artillery piece.
Ceiling: 6 miles (9 km)
Operators: Australia; Italy; Imperial Japan; South Africa; United Kingdom






Armament



1 x 119mm gun barrel

Ammunition:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.

Variants / Models



• QF 4.7" Gun - Base Series Name
• Mk I
• Mk II
• MK III
• Mk IV
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