Object Title

15 in shell - 15 in APBL

15 in shell - 15 in APBL

Date

1918

Object Number

XXV.585

Provenance

Presented by British Aerospace 22 February 2002

Physical Description

Forged steel manufactured by Hadfield's of Sheffield with a steel cap for armour-piercing. The brass driving band has been removed.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1360 mm (53.5 in.) Weight: less than 635 kg (1,400 lb.)

Calibre

15 in

Inscriptions and Marks

On base 'Hadfield Patents Heglum' 'F' 'S''10' 18' 'AP15IN GUN III**A' 'VII'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Marked as a Naval armour-piercing shell with cap with filled Lyddite to a 1923 colour scheme.