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  15.5cm Naval Gun (3rd Year Type)
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Wartime History
Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as a 15cm (155mm) Naval Gun, 3rd Year Model. This gun with a shield was emplaced in a hilltop battery on southern Uman Island defending the southeast portion of Truk Lagoon.


Wartime History
This gun remains in situ with the barrel level at zero elevation.

References
WWII Wrecks of the Truk Lagoon page 57 (map 155mm CD battery Uman Island), 59 (photo)

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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