John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 80

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screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the upper.

side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

of the carriage.


N.B

A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

destructive purposes

============================


State of Fire

This depends principally on the furge setting

but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

"Field gun" with the ordinary Q.F. action can fire 18 or

20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action with

cartridge in a hopper over the breech like a machine 

gun (made by Messrs Strupp) this is capable of firing

40 rounds per minute, but the gun is only intended for firing

a few rounds at a time at "Torpedo Boats" as if fired 

continuously it would soon get red hot

 

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screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the upper.

side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

of the carriage.


N.B

A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

destructive purposes

============================


State of Fire

This depends principally on the furge setting

but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

"Field gun" with the ordinary Q.F. action can fire 18 or

20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action with

cartridge in a hopper over the breech like a machine 

gun (made by Messrs Strupp) this is capable of firing

40 rounds per minute, but the gun is only intended for firing

a few rounds at a time at "Torpedo Boats" as if fired 

continuously it would soon get red hot

 


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  • March 27, 2017 15:56:26 Cheryl Ellsworth

    screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

    set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

    of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the upper.

    side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

    buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

    jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

    of the carriage.


    N.B

    A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

    destructive purposes

    ============================


    State of Fire

    This depends principally on the furge setting

    but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

    "Field gun" with the ordinary Q.F. action can fire 18 or

    20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

    action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action with

    cartridge in a hopper over the breech like a machine 

    gun (made by Messrs Strupp) this is capable of firing

    40 rounds per minute, but the gun is only intended for firing

    a few rounds at a time at "Torpedo Boats" as if fired 

    continuously it would soon get red hot

     

  • March 13, 2017 14:04:46 Charlene Price

    screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

    set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

    of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the ripper.

    side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

    buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

    jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

    of the carrage.


    N.B

    A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

    destructive purposes


    State of Fire

    This depends principally on the furge setting

    but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

    "field gun" with the ordinary Q.J action can fire 18 or

    20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

    action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action with

    cartridge in a hopper over the breech like a machine 

    gun (made by Messrs Strupp) this is capable of firing

    40 rounds per minute, but the gun is only intended for firing

    a few rounds at a time at "Torpedo Boats" as if fired 

    continuously it would soon get red hot

     


  • March 13, 2017 14:03:58 Charlene Price

    screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

    set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

    of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the ripper.

    side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

    buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

    jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

    of the carrage.


    N.B

    A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

    destructive purposes


    State of Fire

    This depends principally on the furge setting

    but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

    "field gun" with the ordinary Q.J action can fire 18 or

    20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

    action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action with

    cartridge in a hopper over the breech like a machine 

    gun (made by Messrs Strupp) this is capable of firing

    40 rounds per minute, but the gun is only intended for firing

    a few rounds at a time at "Torpedo Boats" as if fired 

    continuously it would soon get red hot

     


  • March 13, 2017 14:01:36 Charlene Price

    screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

    set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

    of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the ripper.

    side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

    buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

    jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

    of the carrage.


    N.B

    A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

    destructive purposes


    State of Fire

    This depends principally on the furge setting

    but so far as the breech is concerned in its action a

    "field gun" with the ordinary Q.J action can fire 18 or

    20 rounds per minute, while with the semi-automatic

    action it can fire 30. A fully automatic action

     


  • March 13, 2017 13:58:23 Charlene Price

    screwed over the jacket at the rear, and secured by a

    set screw. The breech ring is prepared for the reception

    of the breech mechanism, and is provided on the ripper.

    side with a lug for the attachment of the hydraulic

    buffer. Longitudinal projections on each side of the 

    jacket form guides for the gun when in the cradle

    of the carrage.


    N.B

    A gun is a piece of ordnance constructed for

    destructive purposes


     


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