QF 12 & 14 pdr CP MkII Shell

QF 12 & 14 pdr CP MkII Shell

QF 12 & 14 pdr CP MkII Shell

Diagram of British QF 12 & 14 pounder Common pointed shell Mk II (C).
Made of cast steel, head is 2 c.r.
Length 11.84 inches, diameter 2.98 inches. Weight 12.5 lbs fuzed & filled.
Filled with “P Mixture” (black powder), or “Shell, Q.F.” and “Shell, F.G.”.
Uses base percussion Fuze medium No. 12
Painted black for both Land and Naval service.

Plate XIX, Pages 162, 163, 164 in “Treatise on Ammunition” 10th Edition 1915.
Facsimile reprint by Imperial War Museum and Naval & Military Press 2003.

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