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United States' 5" L/38 Gun

 

  5" L/38 Gun
Bore 5"
Caliber 38
Length of gun  
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action  
Elevation  
Traverse  
Muzzle Velocity 2,600'/sec
Range of shell 18,200 yard
Shell weight 55 lb
Rate of Fire 15 - 20 rpm
Armor penetration  
Breech mechanism  

Sources:

  1. US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45 Prewar Class, Mark Stille, 2005
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site