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Re: 37 mm guns

August 19 2005 at 6:30 PM

Response to AAC37mm


The 37 mm guns carried by the Gouvernements Marine schepen were not modern guns. These were revolver guns, carried by these ships for police purposes, built before 1890!

Source: F.C. Backer Dirks "De Gouvernements marine in het voormalige Nederlands-Indiƫ 1861-1949".

PS Hans, would be most interested to know your source for the order of the 40 mm guns. I can't recall reading about these details before. Thanks ...

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  • 40 mm???? - Heesakkers Hans on Aug 19, 2005
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