Destroyer Escort Slater - 20mm Oerlikon Anti Aircraft Guns
Bill Maloney

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01 Twenty Millimeter Anti Aircraft Gun 02 Twenty Millimenter Oerlikon 03 The Business End of a 20mm 04 20mm Oerlikon
05Plaque 06TwentyMilMagazines 07TwentyMMMount 08TwentyMilMount
05 Plaque 06 20mm Oerlikon Magazines 07 20mm Oerlikon Mount 08 Twenty Mil Mount
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09 Twenty Mil Mount 10 Rear Twenty Mil Mount

USS Slater DE-766

20mm Oerlikon Cannon Specifications:

Bore: 20mm/70 Caliber
Shell Weight :
Shell Length: 7.18 inches
Shell Types: Anti Aircraft Hi Explosive & Armor Piercing
Horizontal Range : 4,800 yds (2.7 miles) at 40° elevation
Maximum Verticle Range: 10,000 feet at 90° elevation
Rate of Fire : 470 Rounds Per Minute
Ammo Drum Capacity: 60 Rounds
Muzzle Velocity: 2,700fps
Gun Weight: 150lbs (each gun)
Crew: 5
Number of Mounts:
6 Dual Mounts, 12 Guns Total
Entered US Service: 1942

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