Pennsylvania Military Museum - USS Pennsylvania BB-38 14 Inch Naval Guns
Bill Maloney

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USS Pennsylvania 14 Inch Naval Gun Specifications:

Caliber: 14 inches / 45
Barrel Length:
75 Feet
Number of Rifleing Grooves:
Breech Diameter:
46 Inches
Rate of Fire:
1.5 rounds per minute
Weight: 142,500lbs
Shell Weight: 1,400lbs
Shell Length:
56 1/4 Inches
4 bagged charges, 365lbs total
Muzzle Velocity: 2,700fps
Range: 34,000 yards
Entered Service: 1910
Where Built: Bethlehem Steel , Bethlehem, PA

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