Accession Number : AD0499468

Title :   3-IN. Mount Mark 37 and Prototypes. Special Ramming Tests on the 3-in./70 Caliber Pilot Mount Mark 28 Mod. 0.

Descriptive Note : Partial rept. nos. 5 and 2,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Turner, J. J.

Report Date : 18 FEB 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This report covers a test of the rammer system of the 3-in./70 Caliber Pilot Mount Mark 28 Mod. 0. The purpose of the test was to determine the minimum ramming velocity for high angles of gun elevation to obtain satisfactory chambering of rounds and closing of the breech.

Descriptors :   (*GUN MOUNTS, LOADERS), (*NAVAL GUNS, LOADING(ORDNANCE PROJECTORS)), HOISTS, CONVEYORS, VELOCITY, GUNS, TRAINING GEAR, ELEVATING GEAR, BREECH MECHANISMS, MODEL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE