Schneider-Canet 47mm light QF gun M. 1898

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

47-мм оръдие Д-60 Шнайдер

Schneider designation :

Canon tir rapide de 47mm de 60 calibres sur afft de bord et de cte pivot central

Calibre :

47mm L/60

Weight :

270 kg

Weight of the mounting :

450 kg

Weight of the shield :

50 kg

Barrel length :

2820 m

Number of barrel grooves :

20

Shell weight :

1.5 kg charge : 520 g of smokeless powder B.N.

Muzzle velocity :

820 m/s

Max. range :

4400 m

Elevation :

+ 15 / - 15

Traversing angle :

360

Recoil :

100 mm

Remarks :

Semiatomatic gun (description). The Bulgarian Navy bought 2 of these guns, that were mounted on the on the gunboat of the Nadezhda class in 1900.

 

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