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6" Naval Gun
Technical Information

Background
Manufactured by Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd in the United Kingdom. Designated 6-inch BL Mk XVII in British service.

These guns were also manufactured by Armstrong Whitworth's subsidiary companies including: Stabilimento Armstrong–Pozzuoli, Vickers, Sons & Maxims, and Nihon Seiko Shi (Japanese Steelworks) at Muroran, Japan.

Obsolete by the Pacific War, they were emplaced in shore batteries during the Pacific War to defend strategic positions.

Technical Details
Caliber  6"


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