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Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)


Heavy Siege Howitzer


The British BL 12-inch heavy siege howitzer fired a massive 750lb, 304.8mm shell out to 11,340 yards.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/10/2017
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Specifications


Year: 1916
Manufacturer(s): Vickers - UK
Production: 57
Crew: 6
Length: 17.32 ft (5.28 m)
Power: None. This is a towed artillery system.
Ceiling: 6 miles (10 km)
Operators: United Kingdom






Armament



1 x 305mm (12") gun barrel

Ammunition:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.

Variants / Models



• Ordnance BL 12-inch Howitzer - Base Series Name
• Mk II - 14 examples produced
• Mk IV - 43 examples produced
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