QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun
name=Ordnance QF 4 inch gun Mk XVI
caption=Twin Mk XVI on
Heavy anti-aircraft gun
service=1936- [cite web|url=http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNBR_4-45_mk16.htm|title=British 4"/45 (10.2 cm) QF HA Marks XVI, XVII, XVIII and XXI |publisher=NavWeaps|accessdate=2008-08-25]
Royal Navy Royal Canadian Navy Royal Australian Navy South African Navy
World War II
weight=Barrel & breech convert|4495|lb|kg|abbr=on
breech=vertical sliding block
recoil=hydro - pneumatic convert|831|mm|in|sigfig=2
elevation=mounting dependent ("-10 to 80 deg on H.A. twin mark XIX mount") [cite web|url=http://www.hnsa.org/doc/br224/part1.htm|title=THE 4-in. Q.F. MARK XVI* GUNS ON THE H.A. TWIN MARK XIX MOUNTING. |publisher=Historic Naval Ship Association|accessdate=2008-08-25]
The QF 4 inch Mk XVI gun was a Royal Navy gun of World War II.
The Mk XVI replaced the earlier
QF 4 inch Mk V naval gunon many Royal Naval ships during the late 1930s and early 1940s. These guns were often mounted on HA/LA Mark XIX twin mountings.
South African Navy Loch class frigates (" SAS Good Hope, SAS Nataland SAS Transvaal") each had two of these guns mounted on a twin Mark XIX on their foredeck between 1944 and 1976.
QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun
* List of Anti-aircraft guns
* List of Naval_guns
*On HMCS Haida, Hamilton, Ortario, Canada.
*On HMS Belfast, London.
*A pair at
South African National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg
*A pair in a turret from INS Haifa (K-38), at Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum, Haifa, Israel.
* [http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNBR_4-45_mk16.htm British 4"/45 (10.2 cm) QF HA Marks XVI, XVII, XVIII and XXI]
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