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Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece, 12-inch Gun (Barbette Carriage)

Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece, 12-inch Gun (Barbette Carriage)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English


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FM 4-60 Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece, 12-inch Gun (Barbette Carriage) 1940-05-15

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Open LibraryOL25899673M
OCLC/WorldCa41416648


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FM Coast Artillery Field Manuals Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece Inch Mortar F. The 3-inch gun M and its predecessors the M and M were rapid fire breech-loading artillery guns with a degree traverse.

In some references they are called "pounders" due to their projectile weight. They were originally emplaced from to and served until shortly after World War 3-inch guns were placed to provide fire to protect underwater mines and nets Used by: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps.

FM Coast Artillery Field Manual Seacoast Artillery - Service of the Piece - and inc by Military. Usage CC0 Universal Topics Military, Field Manuals, Technical Manuals, Field Manual, Technical Manual Publisher National Security Internet Archive (NSIA) Additional Collections.

The inch coastal defense gun M ( mm) and its variants the M and M were large coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between and For most of their history they were operated by the United States Army Coast Artillery were installed on disappearing carriages, with early installations on low-angle barbette : Coastal artillery.

WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, FMCoast Artillery Field Manual, Seacoast Artillery, Service of the Piece, inch Gun (Barbette Carriage). is published for the information and guidance of all concerned.

().l BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR: G. MARSHALL, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: E. ADAMS. COAST ARTILLERY FIELD MANUAL SEACOAST ARTILLERY SERVICE OF THE PIECE INCH MORTAR (FIXED ARMAMENT) (The matter contained herein supersedes TRDecembe,including C1, January 2, ) SECTION I GENERAL 1. SCOPE.-a. This manual prescribes the service of the piece for the inch mortar, fixed armament.

Seacoast Artillery. inch Gun, Railway Mount, M, Railway Artillery () (+Change 1); 41+pages, 8+illus, 1 chart Price {Item No} FM Coast Artillery Field Manual Service of the the Piece Seacoast Artillery 8-inch Gun, Mark VI, Modification 3A2, On Railway Mount M1A1 (6 August ) ; 47 pages, 11 illus.

Price {Item No. COPY WAR DEPARTMENT COAST ARTILLERY Service of the Piece, inch Gun, Railway Mount, M, Railway Artillery.

TABLE C.-Symbols for seacoast artillery fire-control maps, diagrams, and structures Part Basic symbols. Name Symbol Abbreviation _~lFile Size: 2MB. FM Service of the Piece, 14 inch gun MMII on Railway Mount M, Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece FM Service of the Piece, 12 inch Mortar, Railway Artillery, ; FM Service of the Piece, 12 inch gun on Railway Mount M, ; FM Service of the Piece, 8 inch gun Mk VI Mod 3A2 on Railway Mount M1A1, Seacoast Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Gun (Barbette Carriage) () FM Service of the PieceInch Gun Casemated: FM Seacoast Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Gun (Disappearing Carriage) FM Service of the PieceInch Gun MA2 or.

Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece Inch Mortar, Railway Artillery. War Dept. May 39 p. UA13 FM May Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece Inch Gun, Railway Mount, M, Railway Artillery. War Dept. Apr. 41 p. UA13 FM Apr. Seacoast Artillery.

Service of the Piece. inch Gun (Barbette Carriage)(); 23 pages, 2 illus., 1 large table Price {Item No. } FM Coast Artillery Field Manual. Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece inch Gun (Disappearing Carriage)(). American Seacoast Defenses Surviving American Seacoast Artillery Weapons April Compiled: Lists in various CDSG publications prepared by C.L.

Kimbell (), R.D. Zink (), T.C. McGovern ( and ) and Tom Batha (). General Note: This is an attempt to list surviving weapons (or the same model/type) that were usedFile Size: 83KB. FM (Coast Artillery Field Manual: Seacoast Artillery, Service of the Piece; inch Gun, MMII on Railway Mount, M) () FM (Coast Artillery Field Manual: Seacoast Artillery, Service of the Piece, inch Mortar, Railway Artillery) ().

A one-off inch gun M ( mm) was also deployed on a disappearing carriage on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal in ; this was the first inch gun in U.S. service. Only widely deployed seacoast weapons are included in this list. inch gun M, M ( mm) inch mortar M, M; 6-inch gun M, M 16 inch Coast Gun M Article Id: WHEBN Reproduction Date: Title: 16 inch Coast Gun M Author.

The 3-inch gun M and its predecessors the M and M were rapid fire breech-loading artillery guns with a degree traverse. In some references they are called "pounders" due to their projectile weight.

They were originally emplaced from to and served until near the end of World War 3-inch guns were placed to provide fire to protect submarine mines and nets.

War Department TM 3-Inch Seacoast Gun Materiel; War Department FM 4–90 Seacoast Artillery: service of the piece, 3-inch rapid-fire gun; Berhow, Mark A., Ed.

American Seacoast Defenses, A Reference Guide, Third Edition. McLean, Virginia: CDSG Press. ISBN Eventually, a total of 33 of these inch seacoast mortars would be acquired during the antebellum era by the U.S.

Artillery, for distribution among various arsenals, until hostilities between North and South erupted — and in fact, this conflict’s very opening shot would be fired by Confederate Capt. George S. James’s inch seacoast mortar from beside Fort Johnson on James Island. A one-off inch gun M ( mm) was also deployed on a disappearing carriage on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal in ; this was the first inch gun in US service.

Only widely deployed seacoast weapons are included in this list. inch gun M, M ( mm) inch mortar M, M; 6-inch gun M, M The inch gun (like the one on a barbette carriage pictured at right at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland), mounted on the M carriage was the standard major caliber weapon of the Coast Artillery after WW I, although some inch guns were still being emplaced.

Maximum ranges of the larger pieces, however, ran all the way from the average 1, yards of an pounder garrison gun to the well over 3-mile range of a inch Columbiad firing a pound shell at high elevation.

A inch seacoast mortar would lob a pound shell 4, yards, or almost /2 miles. Seacoast defense was a major concern for the United States from its independence until World War airplanes, America's enemies could only reach her from the sea, making coastal forts an economical alternative to standing armies or a large the s, it was recognized that fixed fortifications were obsolete and ineffective against aircraft and missiles.

FM Coast Artillery Field Manual: Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece Inch Gun, Railway Mount, M Railway Artillery () FM Coast Artillery Field Manual: Seacoast Artillery Service of the Piece 8-Inch Gun, Railway Artillery (). Artillery during the U.S. Civil War () had many makes, models, classifications, types, and characteristics, but each piece, whether referred to as a smoothbore garrison gun, rifled field piece, or seacoast howitzer, was an integral part of both the Union and Confederate army organization known as the artillery branch.

HAND-BOOK OF ARTILLERY, FOR THE. SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES the brass rule is then inserted in the bore parallel to the axis of the piece; the gun is then elevated or depressed until the level is horizontal.

the distance depending on the latitude of the place, and on the range and time of flight. A inch shell of lbs. weight. 6-Inch Guns. The tabbed sections which follow describe the two models of 6-Inch rapid fire guns commonly used in the Coast Artillery. The older gun, the M, had a maximum range of 17, yards ( miles).The newer gun, the Model I (T2), had a maximum range of ab yards ( miles) and was part of a program that updated Coast Artillery batteries during WW2.

ARTILLERY: 1) Generic term used to describe the heavy weapons of every description with the implements and materials necessary for their use. The weapons are broken down into four categories: Guns, Howitzers, Columbiads, and Mortars.

These pieces are further categorized by their specific use: Seacoast, Siege and Garrison, and Field Artillery. Artillery, Tanks and AFVs in the USA: New Hampshire, Part I. Artillery, Tanks and AFVs in New Hampshire, Part I Data current to 17 Dec One of the aims of this website is to locate, identify and document every historical piece of artillery and all armoured fighting vehicles preserved in New England.

The inch coastal defense gun M ( mm) and its variants the M and M were large coastal artillery pieces installed to defend major American seaports between and For most of their history they were operated by the US Army Coast Artillery Corps. The inch rifled cannon of the late 's had a muzzle velocity of 2, foot-seconds.

Inthe Secretary of the Navy proudly reported that the new inch guns for Maine-class battleships produced a muzzle velocity of 2, foot-seconds, using an pound projectile and a charge of pounds of smokeless powder. Such statistics elicit. American Civil War cannon () had experienced few advances since the early days of artillery.

Guns and ammunition were unreliable as well as dangerous to operate. Barrels or tubes were made from iron or bronze and gun carriages were built of white oak with iron fittings. M inch Naval Gun Coastal Artillery. It was such that global military powers felt one piece of shore-based artillery was equal to three guns of the same caliber on ships at sea.

The shore based platforms could be hidden behind earthworks or encased within thick walls, keeping them out of sight from the attacking forces and generating. United States. War Department: inch seacoast matériel. inch mortar M mounted on inch War Department: inch seacoast gun materiel: gun Mk.

II M1: Barbette carriage M4 War Department: Coast artillery field manual: Antiaircraft artillery: Service of the piece, mm antiaircraft gun / (Washington, D.C. There were 8-inch seacoast howitzers for heavier work. The largest caliber piece was the ponderous inch seacoast mortar.

Figure 14—U. ARTILLERY TYPES (). a—Siege mortar, b—8-inch siege howitzer, c—pounder siege gun, d—8-inch Columbiad, e—3-inch wrought-iron rifle, f—inch Rodman. - Explore glennkreinus's board "Coastal Defense Disappearing Carriage Guns" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coastal, Guns and Big guns pins.

The table below lists the ranges of the principal guns of the Coast Artillery that defended Boston Harbor between and [NOTE] Click to Show/Hide the Table of Ranges for Guns.

Ranges of Boston Guns and Mortars: Gun/Mortar: Yards: Miles: inch Army M on BC: 49, inch (Navy Mk II M1) on BC: 44, inch M A built-up gun is made of several layers of forged steel.

The parts of such a gun are known as the liner, the tube, the jacket and the hoops. The liner is a single piece which extends the length of the bore and is intended to contain the rifling and the powder chamber. The performance verified the drill-book tables.

Maximum ranges of the larger pieces, however, ran all the way from the average 1, yards of an pounder garrison gun to the well over 3-mile range of a inch Columbiad firing a pound shell at high elevation. During the battle the battery was withdrawn, "after doing good service and withstanding a terrific fire from the enemy." One rifle gun--is that a Williams Gun or a rifled artillery piece Note: Williams ounce--is that a Williams Gun inch Brooke smoothbore gun inch seacoast mortar, Model inch Ericsson Navy gun military service branch equipped with artillery in defense of territory against attack from the sea.

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