228mm light mortar M. 1892

 

 

 

 

Russian designation :

9-дюймовая легкая мортира обр. 1892 г.

German designation :

20 cm H. 92

Calibre :

228.6mm L/7.7

Weight of the barrel :

1638 kg

Weight in action :

4360 kg

Weight in marching order :

5405 kg

Barrel length :

1.760 m

Barrel grooves

number :

52

depth :

1.524 mm

width :

9.24 mm

Shell

weight :

110.9 kg - charge 5 kg

muzzle velocity :

244 m/s

max. range :

4300 m

Mine shell

weight :

139 kg charge : 28.6 kg

muzzle velocity :

179 m/s

max. range :

2900 m

H.E. Shell

weight :

137 kg charge : 16.8 kg

muzzle velocity :

183 m/s

max. range :

3000 m

Elevation :

+ 65 / 0

Traversing angle :

360

Transport :

horse drawn dismantled in two loads

Remarks :

Russian light mortar on wooden platform, 3 of them were captured in Serbia during the World War, were and used as coastal artillery. All were outworn, and one of them exploded during the trial shooting.