Schneider-Canet 240mm coast gun M. 1907

 

 

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

240-мм брегово оръдие Д-45 Шнайдер

Schneider designation :

Canon tir rapide de 24 cm L/45 de cte sur afft berceau pivot central

Calibre :

240 mm L/45

Weight of the barrel :

24500 kg

Weight of the breech-block :

425 kg

Weight of the carriage :

16100 kg

Weight of the mask :

4300 kg

Weight of the bedding :

3000 kg

Weight in action :

40600 kg

Barrel length :

10.8 m

Rifling

length :

8.539 m

angle of twist :

5

Number of barrel grooves :

60

Battering charge :

47.4 kg of Pyroxyline smokeless powder

Shell

weight :

170 kg charge : 7.5 kg

muzzle velocity :

800 m/s

max. range :

10365 m

H.E. Shell

weight :

170 kg charge : 17.44 kg

muzzle velocity :

800 m/s

max. range :

10365 m

Piercing shell

weight :

170 kg charge : 2.5 kg

muzzle velocity :

800 m/s

max. range :

11520 m

Elevation :

+ 12 / - 5 30

Traversing angle :

360

Height of the line of sight :

2 m

Recoil :

650 mm

Rate of fire :

3 rounds a minute

Remarks :

Coast gun with central pivot mounting cradle carriage (description). It could fire three kinds of shell : ordinary, piercing and H.E.