15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type naval gun

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15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type
Aft 155 mm gun turret Yamato 300px.jpg
Aft 155-mm triple turret on Yamato under construction, September 1941
Type Naval gun
Place of origin Japan
Service history
Used by Imperial Japanese Navy
Wars World War II
Weight over 12 metric tons

Shell 55.87 kilograms (123.2 lb)[1]
Caliber 155 millimetres (6.1 in)

The 15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type gun (60口径三年式15.5cm3連装砲 60 kōkei sannenshiki 15.5 centi sanrensōhō?) was a naval gun used by the Imperial Japanese Navy on the Yamato-class battleships, the Mogami-class cruisers (as completed) and on the light cruiser Ōyodo.


  1. ^ DiGiulian


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