140mm Naval Gun Type 3 (1914) "Sea Coast Gun"
Also known as 'Sea Coast Gun'. This gun could mount a forward shield or enclosed turret. Used as secondary armament on larger capital ships, and on land as coastal batteries. This weapon has a three-cylinder hydropspring recoil system above the barrel and a step-interrpted thread, hand operated breech mechanism. Fired electrically by the elevation operator.
Caliber 140mm (4.72 inches, 45 caliber)
Muzzle Velocity 2,700' per second with normal charge
Shell 45 lbs
Rate of Fire ?
Horizontal Range 16,500 yards
Total Weight ?
Ammunition HE, Illuminating, Practice
Fuses Type 5, Type 92
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