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Nordenfelt 1 inch Projectile

From the Collection of Friends of the Cerberus Inc Seaworks Maritime Museum 82 Nelson Place Williamstown Victoria

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One inch Nordenfelt machine guns were used on board vessels of the Victorian Navy to combat the torpedo boats. One inch, as opposed to the .45 inch, Nordenfelt guns used by the Land Forces could penetrate the boilers of torpedo boats and thereby stop them.
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3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM