M. 14 L/20 Škoda howitzer cal. 149,1 mm

Date of production: 1914
Caliber: 149,1 mm
Barrel length: 20 calibers
Firing range: 9800 m
Shell weight: 42 kg

Ottoman War Minister Enver Pasha (marked with cross) watching the 149,1 mm L/20 Škoda howitzer.

(Harp Mecmuası)

The 149,1 mm L/20 Škoda howitzer in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

The 149,1 mm L/20 Škoda howitzer in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

The 149,1 mm L/20 Škoda howitzer in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

The 149,1 mm L/20 Škoda howitzer in Harbiye War Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)


150 mm L/17 Krupp Howitzer

Date of production:1913
Caliber: 150 mm
Barrel length: 17 calibers
Firing range: 8500 m
Shell weight: 42 kg (high-explosive shell)

A 150/17 howitzer on a photograph taken in 1929.

(Piotr Nykiel's collection)

A 150/17 howitzer on exposition of Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A 150/17 howitzer on exposition of Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)


77 mm L/27 Krupp Field Gun

Date of production: 1896
Caliber: 77 mm
Barrel length: 27 calibers
Firing range: ca 4000 m
Shell weight: ?

Krupp 77 mm gun was one of the most popular types of field guns in the Ottoman army. This piece was produced in 1908 or 1909 and can be seen in Tekirdağ.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)


75 mm L/30 Krupp Field Gun

Date of production: 1904
Caliber: 75 mm
Barrel length: 30 calibers
Firing range: 5000-8000 (depending on ammunition type)
Shell weight: 6.35 kg

A 75 mm L/30 field gun on an official promotional picture issued by Krupp factory for the Turkish market.

(Piotr Nykiel's collection)

The same type of 75/30 gun used in the Dardanelles as antiaircraft gun.

(Harp Mecmuası)

The same type of 75/30 gun used in the Dardanelles as antiaircraft gun.

(Harp Mecmuası)

The same type of 75/30 gun used in the Dardanelles as antiaircraft gun.

(Harp Mecmuası)

Two incomplete pieces of 75/30 Krupp field gun are on exposition of Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Two incomplete pieces of 75/30 Krupp field gun are on exposition of Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Two incomplete pieces of 75/30 Krupp field gun are on exposition of Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Details of one of the two 75/30 Krupp field guns in Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Details of one of the two 75/30 Krupp field guns in Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Details of one of the two 75/30 Krupp field guns in Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Details of one of the two 75/30 Krupp field guns in Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Details of one of the two 75/30 Krupp field guns in Naval Museum in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)


65 mm L/20 French Mountain Gun

Date of production: 1910
Caliber: 65 mm
Barrel length: 20 calibers
Firing range: ?
Shell weight: ?

A French 65/20 mountain gun most probably used to defend the minefield in the Dardanelles (now in Naval Museum in Çanakkale).

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)


Nordenfelt Gun

Date of production: 1873
Caliber: 10 mm
Barrel length: ?
Firing range:1600 m
Shell weight: ?

A 10-barrel Nordenfelt captured by Bulgarian army in Edirne during the 2nd Balkan War in March 1913. Guns of the same type were also used to defend the minefield in the Dardanelles in 1915.

(Piotr Nykiel's collection)

A 5-barrel Nordenfelt in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A 4-barrel Nordenfelt in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul. Most probably the same type was also used in the Dardanelles.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A 4-barrel Nordenfelt in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A 4-barrel Nordenfelt in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

A 4-barrel Nordenfelt in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

 

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