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Picture of the day This image was selected as picture of the day on Wikimedia Commons for . It was captioned as follows:
English: An animated naval gun turret, based on a British 15 inch gun turret Mark 1. The figure represents a person 5' 8" high (172 cm). Note that a series of interlocking doors prohibits a flash from coming down from the gunhouse to the magazine.

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  • Key
  1. Platform deck
  2. Shell room
  3. Lower deck
  4. Magazine
  5. Middle deck
  6. Trunk
  7. Main deck
  8. Barbette
  9. Working Chamber
  10. Upper Deck
  11. Roller path
  12. Cradle
  13. Gunhouse

The red parts of the turret are armoured. The blue parts of the turret are the revolving mass.


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An animated naval gun turret, based on a British 15 inch gun turret Mark 1. The figure represents a person 5' 8" high (172 cm). Note that a series of interlocking doors prohibits a flash from coming down from the gunhouse to the magazine.

Sources note: See for instance Hodges, P: "Big Gun: Battleship Main Armament 1860-1945", Brasseys, London, 1999

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current13:15, 7 April 2007Thumbnail for version as of 13:15, 7 April 2007700 × 600 (116 KB)Emoscopes (talk | contribs)rescale
13:06, 7 April 2007Thumbnail for version as of 13:06, 7 April 2007685 × 599 (117 KB)Emoscopes (talk | contribs)rescale
12:30, 7 April 2007Thumbnail for version as of 12:30, 7 April 2007777 × 680 (138 KB)Emoscopes (talk | contribs)Incorporating suggestions made at Featured Pictures Review.
23:33, 16 March 2007Thumbnail for version as of 23:33, 16 March 2007780 × 637 (86 KB)Emoscopes (talk | contribs){{Information |Description=An animated naval gun turret, based on a British 15 inch turret Mark 1. |Source=self made |Date=~~~~~ |Author=~~~ |Permission=see below |other_versions= }} Category:Animations of machinery
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