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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 | Last Edited: 5/10/2017






Specifications



Year:
1887
Crew
10
Manufacturing
Elswick Ordnance; Vickers Sons & Maxim - UK
Production
1,167 Units
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- Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Length:
15.75 ft (4.8 m)
Weight:
2 tons (2,085 kg; 4,597 lb)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch production model)
None. This is a towed or fixed artillery piece.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch production model)
Maximum Range:
6 miles (9 km)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch production model; Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 119mm gun barrel

Ammunition:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch production model)
QF 4.7" Gun - Base Series Name
Mk I
Mk II
MK III
Mk IV

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