Schneider-Canet 65mm naval gun M. 1898

 

 

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

65-мм оръдие Д-50 “Шнайдер”

Schneider designation :

Canon semi-automatique de 65mm de 50 calibres sur affût à pivot central

Calibre :

65mm L/50

Weight of the barrel :

562 kg

Weight of the breech-block 

20 kg

Weight of the mechanism :

12 kg

Weight of the mounting :

573 kg

Weight of the shield :

180 kg

Weight in action :

1135 kg

Barrel length :

3.250 m

Rifling

length :

2.599 m – 40 calibres

twist :

uniform right-handed

angle of twist :

Barrel grooves

number :

16

width :

10.26 mm

Height of the line of fire :

1 m

Battering charge :

920 g

Ordinary shell

weight :

4 kg – charge : 0.32 kg of black powder

fuze :

C. 47 1bis (percussion) – 43 g

Piercing shell

weight :

4 kg – charge : 95 g of black powder

fuze :

C. 47 1bis (percussion) – 43 g

Muzzle velocity :

640 m/s

Max. range :

7000 m

Line of sight

height :

1.4 m

length :

0.5 m

Elevation :

+ 15° / - 10°

Traversing angle :

360°

Recoil

ordinary :

160 mm

maximum :

175 mm

Remarks :

Naval gun (description). Bulgarian Navy bought two of these guns, that were mounted on the torpedo gunboat Nadedzhda in 1900.