Canet gun

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The Canet gun on the IJN Matsushima -- woodblock print by Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1894

The Canet guns were designed by Gustave Canet (1846-1913) for Schneider et Cie.

Naval artillery[change | change source]

Schneider was successful in sales to the Empire of Japan.

The guns supplied to Japan equipped the cruisers Matsushima, Itsukushima, and Hashidate. [1]

The guns were used during the First Sino-Japanese War.

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  1. NavWeaps, "Japanese 12.6"/38 (32 cm) Canet"; retrieved 2012-2-21.

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