8.8 cm SK C/31 naval gun

The 8.8 cm SK C/31 was a German naval gun that was used in World War II.

The 8.8 cm SK C/31 gun weighed 4,255 kilograms (9,381 lb), had an overall length of 6.87 meters (22 ft 6 in) and its bore length was 6.341 meters (20 ft 9.6 in). It used a vertical sliding-block breech design.

Country Name Origin Year
Germany 1933
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany 1933 1945 View

Type Naval gun
Place of origin Germany
Service history
In service 1933—1945
Used by Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Designed 1931–33
Specifications
Weight about 4,255 kilograms (9,381 lb)
Length about 6.87 meters (22 ft 6 in)
Barrel length 6.341 meters (20 ft 9.6 in) (bore length)
Shell Fixed
Shell weight 9–9.4 kilograms (20–21 lb)
Caliber 88 millimeters (3.5 in)
Breech vertical sliding-block
Muzzle velocity 950 m/s (3,100 ft/s)

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