203mm/55 Modèle 1931 gun
|203mm/55 Modèle 1931|
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Main guns of the Algérie
|Place of origin||France|
|Wars||Second World War|
|Barrel length||11.3 meters|
|Shell||separate charges and shell|
The type was used on the Algérie as main battery, mounted in four twin turrets.
These guns used the same ammunition as the 203mm/50 Modèle 1924 gun and were very similar except for the longer bore. It is believed that the guns were built from tubes of elder 240mm/50 Modèle 1902 guns.
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- Campbell, John (1985). Naval Weapons of World War Two. Naval Institute Press. p. 292. ISBN 0-87021-459-4.