World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of P-51 Mustang
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of T-34/85
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of Fw-190
World War II Vehicles, Tanks and Airplanes, picture of Churchill
wwiivehicles.com ©2016
Search:
German Balkenkreuz

Germany's 20.3 cm Sk L/60 C34

These were used on the Hipper class heavy cruisers.

  20.3 cm Sk L/60 C34
Caliber 20.3 cm
Length of gun 12.15 m
Length of bore 60 cal, 11.587 m
Rate of Fire 3/minute
Rifling  
Elevation 37°
Traverse 6°/sec
Muzzle Velocity 925 m/sec
Range of shell 30,000 m, 36,440 m
Shell weight 122 kg
Barrel Life 600 rounds

Sources:

  1. Heavy Cruisers of the Admiral Hipper Class, Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke, 2001
  2. German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45, Gordon Williamson, 2003
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site