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List of naval guns of all countries, in increasing caliber size[edit]

Diameter (mm) Weapon name Country of origin Period
25 1-inch Nordenfelt gun  United Kingdom 1880s - 1890s
27 Mauser BK-27  Germany Modern
28 1.1"/75 caliber gun  United States World War II
30 Mk44 Bushmaster II  United States Modern
35 Oerlikon Millennium 35 mm Naval Revolver Gun System   Switzerland Modern
40 Bofors 40 mm Mk 3  Sweden World War II
47 QF 3 pounder Hotchkiss  France World War I
47 QF 3 pounder Vickers  United Kingdom World War I World War II
57 QF 6 pounder Hotchkiss  France World War I
57 QF 6 pounder Nordenfelt  United Kingdom 1880s - 1920s
57 Bofors 57 mm Mk 110  Sweden Modern
66 6 cm vzor 30 gun (Škoda)  Czechoslovakia World War II
70 Gonzalez Hontoria de 7 cm mod 1879  Spain 1879 – 1900s
76.2 QF 12 pounder 12 cwt naval gun  United Kingdom Second Boer War Russo-Japanese War World War I World War II
76.2 QF 14 pounder Maxim-Nordenfelt naval gun  United Kingdom World War I
76.2 QF 12 pounder 18 cwt naval gun  United Kingdom World War I
76 Otobreda 76 mm  Italy Cold War / Modern
76 3"/23 caliber gun  United States World War I / World War II
76 3"/50 caliber gun  United States World War II / Cold War
88 8.8 cm SK L/45 naval gun  German Empire World War I
88 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun  Nazi Germany World War II
90 Gonzalez Hontoria de 90 cm mod 1879  Spain 1879 – 1900s
95.3 RBL 20 pounder Armstrong 13 & 15 cwt  United Kingdom 1860s
100 French 100 mm naval gun  France Cold War / Modern
102 BL 4 inch naval gun Mk I - VI early gunpowder breechloaders  United Kingdom 1880s - 1900
102 QF 4 inch Mk I - III 40-calibre cordite guns  United Kingdom 1895 - World War I
102 BL 4 inch Mk VII 50-calibres  United Kingdom World War I World War II
102 BL 4 inch Mk VIII & XI 40-calibres destroyer & submarine guns  United Kingdom World War I World War II
102 QF 4 inch Mk IV, XII, XXII 40-calibres destroyer & submarine guns  United Kingdom World War I World War II
102 4"/50 caliber gun  United States World War I World War II
102 QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War I World War II
102 BL 4 inch Mk IX naval gun 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War I World War II
102 QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War II
102 QF 4 inch Mk XIX naval gun 40-calibres  United Kingdom World War II
102 QF 4 inch naval gun Mk XXIII 33-cal  United Kingdom Cold War, Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation
105 10.5 cm SK L/40 naval gun  German Empire 1900-1945
105 10.5 cm SK L/45 naval gun  German Empire 1907-1945
105 10.5 cm SK C/32 naval gun  Nazi Germany 1932-1945
113 QF 4.5 inch Mk I - V naval gun 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War II - Cold War
113 4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun 55-calibres  United Kingdom Cold War - Present
120 QF 4.7 inch Gun Mk I - IV 40-cal  United Kingdom Second Boer War World War I
120 QF 4.7 inch Mk V naval gun 45-cal gun used on merchant ships  United Kingdom &  Japan World War I World War II
120 BL 4.7 inch /45 naval gun Mk I, Mk II 45-cal  United Kingdom World War I World War II
120 QF 4.7 inch Mk IX & XII 45-cal  United Kingdom World War II
120 QF 4.7 inch Mark XI gun 50-cal  United Kingdom World War II
120 Gonzalez Hontoria de 12 cm mod 1879  Spain 1879 – 1900s
120 Gonzalez Hontoria de 12 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1910s
120.7 RBL 40 pounder Armstrong gun  United Kingdom 1860s
127 BL 5 inch gun Mk I - V  United Kingdom 1880s - 1900
127 5"/51 caliber gun  United States World War I / World War II
127 5"/25 caliber gun  United States World War II
127 12.7 cm/50 Type 3 naval gun  Japan 1928 - World War II
127 5"/38 caliber gun  United States World War II - Cold War
127 5"/54 caliber Mark 16 gun  United States World War II
127 5"/54 caliber Mark 42 gun  United States Cold War
127 5"/54 Mark 45  United States Cold War - Modern
127 Otobreda 127/54 Compact  Italy Cold War
127 Otobreda 127/64  Italy Modern
128 12.7 cm SK C/34 naval gun  Nazi Germany 1930s - World War II
130 Type H/PJ38 130 mm naval gun  People's Republic of China modern
130 130 mm/55 B7 Pattern 1913  Russian Empire World War I - World War II
130 130 mm/50 B13 Pattern 1936  Soviet Union World War II / Cold War
130 AK-130  Soviet Union Cold War
134 QF 5.25 inch Mark I  United Kingdom World War II / Cold War
140 Gonzalez Hontoria de 14 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1900s
140 BL 5.5 inch/ 50 Mk I  United Kingdom 1914-1940s
140 14 cm/50 3rd Year Type naval gun  Japan 1914-1945
140 14 cm/40 11th Year Type naval gun  Japan 1922-1945
149.1 15 cm SK L/45  German Empire World War I World War II
149.1 15 cm SK C/25  Nazi Germany 1930s - World War II
149.1 15 cm SK C/28  Nazi Germany World War II
152.4 BL 6 inch 80 pounder gun  United Kingdom 1880s - 1890s
152.4 BL 6 inch gun Mk II - VI early BL 100-pounders  United Kingdom 1880s - 1900s
152.4 6 inch 35 caliber naval gun 1877  Russian Empire 1880s-1910s
152.4 6"/47 Caliber Mark 6 and 8 guns  United States 1900s, World War I World War II
152.4 6"/53 Caliber Mark 12, 14, 15 and 18 guns  United States World War II
152.4 6"/47 Caliber Mark 16 guns  United States World War II
152.4 QF 6 inch /40 naval gun
"QF 6 inch Mk I - III" in British service, "Type 41 6 inch 40 caliber" in Japan
 United Kingdom Russo-Japanese War Second Boer War World War I
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk VII 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War I
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk XI naval gun 50-calibres  United Kingdom World War I World War II
152.4 15 cm/50 41st Year Type  Japan 1913–1945
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk XII naval gun 45-calibres  United Kingdom World War I World War II
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk XXII naval gun 50-cal  United Kingdom 1920s - World War II
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk XXIII naval gun 50-calibres  United Kingdom World War II
155 Advanced Gun System  United States Modern
155 MONARC  Germany Modern
155 15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type  Japan World War II
160 RML 64 pounder 64 cwt gun  United Kingdom 1860s - 1880s
160 Gonzalez Hontoria de 16 cm mod 1879  Spain 1883 – 1900s
160 Gonzalez Hontoria de 16 cm mod 1883  Spain 1879 – 1910s
178 RBL 7 inch Armstrong gun  United Kingdom 1860s
178 RML 7 inch gun  United Kingdom 1860s - 1890s
180 Gonzalez Hontoria de 18 cm mod 1879  Spain 1879 – 1900s
180 Gonzalez Hontoria de 18 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1910s
190.5 BL 7.5 inch Mk I naval gun 45-calibre  United Kingdom World War I
190.5 BL 7.5 inch Mk II - V naval gun various 50-calibre guns  United Kingdom World War I
190.5 BL 7.5 inch Mk VI naval gun 45-calibre  United Kingdom 1920s - World War II
200 20 cm/50 3rd Year Type No.1  Japan 1920s-1930s
200 Gonzalez Hontoria de 20 cm mod 1879  Spain 1879 – 1900s
200 Gonzalez Hontoria de 20 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1910s
203 RML 8 inch 9 ton gun  United Kingdom 1860s - 1880s
203 20 cm/50 3rd Year Type No.2  Japan World War II
203 BL 8 inch Mk I - VII naval gun various gunpowder guns  United Kingdom 1880s - 1900s
203 BL 8 inch Mk VIII naval gun  United Kingdom 1920s - 1950s
203 203mm/50 Modèle 1924 gun  France 1920s - 1940s
203 203mm/55 Modèle 1931 gun  France 1930s - 1940s
203 8"/55 caliber gun  United States 1920s - 1970s
203 203 mm /53 Italian naval gun  Italy 1930s - World War II
203 20.3 cm SK C/34 naval gun  Nazi Germany World War II
204 ML 8 inch shell gun  United Kingdom 1820s - 1860s
206 68-pounder gun  United Kingdom 1840s - 1900s
228.6 RML 9 inch 12 ton gun  United Kingdom 1860s - 1890s
234 BL 9.2 inch gun Mk I - VII early gunpowder guns  United Kingdom 1880s - 1918
234 BL 9.2 inch Mk VIII 40 cal cordite gun  United Kingdom 1890s - 1910s
234 BL 9.2 inch Mk X 46 cal cordite gun  United Kingdom 1900s - World War I
234 BL 9.2 inch Mk XI 50 cal cordite gun  United Kingdom World War I
240 Gonzalez Hontoria de 24 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1910s
200 – 250 Paixhans guns  France 1841
254 RML 10 inch 18 ton gun  United Kingdom 1868 - 1900s
254 BL 10 inch Mk II - IV 32 cal guns  United Kingdom 1885 - 1900s
254 Vickers 10 inch /45 naval gun  United Kingdom 1904 - 1920s
254 EOC 10 inch /45 naval gun  United Kingdom 1904 - 1940s
254 Gonzalez Hontoria de 25,4 cm mod 1870  Spain 1870 – 1980s
280 RML 11 inch 25 ton gun  United Kingdom 1870s - 1890s
280 Gonzalez Hontoria de 28 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1920s
283 28 cm SK L/40 gun  German Empire 1890s - World War I
283 28 cm SK C/28 naval gun Deutschland class  Nazi Germany World War II
283 28 cm SK C/34 naval gun Scharnhorst class  Nazi Germany World War II
305 RML 12 inch 25 ton gun  United Kingdom 1860s - 1870s
305 RML 12 inch 35 ton gun  United Kingdom 1870s
305 BL 12 inch naval gun Mk I - VII  United Kingdom 1880s - 1890s
305 BL 12 inch naval gun Mk VIII  United Kingdom 1890s-1910s
305 305mm/40 Modèle 1893 gun  France 1890s-1910s
305 Russian 12 inch 40 caliber naval gun  Russian Empire 1896 - World War I
305 Armstrong Whitworth 12 inch /40 naval gun
BL 12 inch Mk IX in UK, Type 41 12-inch /40 calibre in Japan
 United Kingdom World War I
305 EOC 12 inch /45 Elswick Ordnance 45 cal  United Kingdom World War I
305 BL 12 inch Mk X Vickers 45 cal  United Kingdom World War I
305 305mm/45 Modèle 1906 gun  France World War I
305 12"/45 caliber Mark 5 gun  United States World War I
305 30.5 cm SK L/50 gun  German Empire World War I
305 BL 12 inch Mk XI & XII Vickers 50 cal  United Kingdom World War I
305 Obukhovskii 12"/52 Pattern 1907 gun  Russian Empire World War I
305 12 inch / 50 caliber naval gun  United States  Argentina World War I / World War II / Cold War
305 12"/50 caliber Mark 8 gun  United States World War II Cold War
317.5 RML 12.5 inch 38 ton gun  United Kingdom 1875 - 1890s
320 Gonzalez Hontoria de 32 cm mod 1883  Spain 1883 – 1920s
340 340mm/28 Modèle 1881 gun  France 1880s-1910s
340 340mm/45 Modèle 1912 gun  France World War I World War II
343 BL 13.5 inch Mk I - IV 30-calibre guns  United Kingdom 1890s - 1900s
343 BL 13.5 inch Mk V Vickers 45 cal  United Kingdom World War I
356 EOC 14 inch /45 Elswick Ordnance 45 cal  United Kingdom World War I
356 36cm/45 41st Year Type  United Kingdom &  Japan 1913–1945
356 14"/45 caliber gun  United States World War I / World War II
356 14"/50 caliber gun  United States World War II
356 BL 14 inch Mk VII  United Kingdom World War II
380 38 cm L 45  German Empire World War I
380 38 cm SK C/34  Nazi Germany World War II
380 380mm/45 Modèle 1935 gun  France World War II - Cold War
381 BL 15 inch Mk I naval gun  United Kingdom World War I / World War II
381 381mm / 50 Model 1934 naval gun  Italy World War II
406 RML 16 inch 80 ton gun  United Kingdom 1880s - 1890s
406 BL 16 inch Mk I naval gun  United Kingdom World War II
406 16"/45 caliber Mark 6 gun  United States World War II
406 16"/50 caliber Mark 7 gun  United States World War II / Cold War
410 40cm/45 3rd Year Type  Japan World War II
412.8 BL 16.25 inch Mk I naval gun  United Kingdom 1890s
450 RML 17.72 inch gun  United Kingdom 1870s - 1900s
457 BL 18 inch Mk I naval gun  United Kingdom World War I
460 40 cm/45 Type 94 naval gun  Japan World War II

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