8.8 cm SK L/30 naval gun

The 8.8 cm SK L/30 (SK - Schnelladekanone (quick loading cannon) L - Länge (with a 30-caliber barrel) was a German naval gun that was used in World War I on a variety of mounts.

Country Name Origin Year
Germany 1892
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany 1892 1945 View

Type Naval gun
Place of origin  German Empire
Service history
In service 1892–1945
Used by  German Empire
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War I
World War II
Production history
Designed 1890—1892
Weight 644 kilograms (1,420 lb)
Length about 2.64 meters (8 ft 8 in)
Shell fixed
Shell weight 10 kilograms (22 lb)
Caliber 88 millimeters (3.5 in)
Breech horizontal sliding-wedge
Muzzle velocity 590 m/s (1,900 ft/s)

End notes