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    13 pounder 9 cwt

    Case found today. 13 pounder 9 CWT.

    Does any one have a photo of the complete round ?

    Did it use the standard 13 pounder projectile?~~
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    Yes, it used the standard 13pr projectile.

    There is a photo of the complete round in Hogg & Thurston's "British Artillery Weapons & Ammunition 1914-1918", page 228.

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    Thank you Tony. Unfortunately I don't have a copy of the book.

    Any chances of a picture?

    Andy

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    Yes. I have one. send me your personal email and I will send you it. I have problems using BOCN for sending pictures. greatotter@verizon.net

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    If that doesn't work, I'll scan my copy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Williams View Post
    Yes, it used the standard 13pr projectile.
    Possibly only the 13-Pr Mk.III shells which were crimped just below the driving band? Or did they use also 13-pr shells with a crimp groove?

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    The book doesn't say. Shrapnel and HE shells are mentioned, and the fuze on the HE type is quoted as: "No. 80/44 time over N0. 44/80 percussion".

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    The projectile in this thread has since been mated with the correct 13 pdr 9 cwt case.

    http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/thread...001#post270001

 

 

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