10.5 cm SK L/40 naval gun

The 10.5 cm SK L/40 (SK - Schnelladekanone (quick-loading cannon) L - Länge (with a 40-caliber long barrel) was a German naval gun that was used in World War I and World War II.

Country Name Origin Year
Germany 1900
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany 1900 1945 View

Type Naval gun
Place of origin German Empire
Service history
In service 1900—1945
Used by  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War I
World War II
Production history
Designed about 1898–1900
Weight 1,555 kilograms (3,428 lb)
Length 4.475 meters (14 ft 8.2 in)
Shell Fixed
Shell weight 16–17.4 kilograms (35–38 lb)
Caliber 105 millimeters (4.1 in)
Breech horizontal sliding-block
Muzzle velocity 690 m/s (2,300 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 12,200 metres (13,300 yd)

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