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240mm/50 Modèle 1902 gun
Dreanoughts Danton-Secondary guns.jpg
Secondary guns of the Danton
Type Naval gun
Place of origin France
Service history
Used by France
Wars First World War, Second World War
Shell separate charges and shell
Calibre 240 mm

The 240mm/50 Modèle 1902 gun was a heavy naval gun of the French Navy.

The type was used on the Danton class battleships as secondary battery, mounted in six twin turrets.

The guns were later used as coastal artillery after the ships were broken up, and served during the Second World War, notably in the battle of Dakar.

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