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Hotchkiss 37mm Revolving Cannon

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Uploaded on Oct 23, 2009

An animation showing the mechanism of the Hotchkiss 37mm Revolving cannon of 1884. This was used extensively by France, other European nations and the United States as an anti-torpedo boat gun. It was also used extensively on land against troops. It fired an explosive shell of approximately 1 lb. (450 gms) to a range of 4,000 yards. Peak firing rate 60-80 rounds a minute, or 15 aimed rounds per minute. Shown on a Naval Mount. No commentary.

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