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Kanone Theodor Bruno

K Theodor Bruno, Railway guns

These guns have a naval origine, type SKL/35. In the interbellum they were placed in the coastal batteries Sylt and Norderney. The railway mounting was of a new design and was welded. Krupp made 6 specimen. This photograph also shows the turntable that was udes to place the gun in the right direction.

CaliberBarrel lengthGun weightShell weightRate of fireMax range
23.8 cm7.8 m95 tons151 kg1 per 3 minutes20.2 km