Cartridges : Projectiles : Gas Checks : Fuzes & Tubes

 

Victorian Ammunition : Projectiles

 

Thanks to

John D. Bartleson Jr.

for supplying additonal photographs and plates on this page.

 

Distinguishing marks for shot and shell: Empty and Filled

Distinguishing marks for shot and shell: Empty and Filled

 

R.M.L. Projectiles

 

 

9pr RML
9pr RML
Common MKV

16pr RML
16pr RML
Common MkIII

   

64 pr RML Common VII
64 pr RML
Boxer Shrapnel
Mark VII

64 pr RML Shrapnel VI
64 pr RML
Boxer Shrapnel
Mark VI

64 pr RML Common Mark V
64pr RML
Common
Mark V

64 pr RML Common Mark VI
64pr RML
Common
Mark VI

6.6-inch Howitzer Palliser

6.6inch Howitzer

Palliser

64 pr RML Common Mark V
64pr : 80pr RML: & 6.3in
Case
Mark V

   

7in RML
7in RML
Palliser
Mark VI

7in RML <
7in RML
Boxer Shrapnel
Mark III

7in RML
7in RML
Common
Mark V

7in RML
7in RML
Double

Mark III

7in RML Mk3 Palliser
7in RML
Palliser

Mark III

9in RML Common Studded

9in RML
Common
Studded Mark I

9in RML projectiles9in RML projectiles

 

9in RML projectiles

9in RML projectiles

10in RML Studless Common Mk I
10in RML
Common
Studless Mark I

10inch RML Studless Palliser Mk II
10in RML
Palliser
Studless Mark II

10inch RML Studless Shrapnell Mk I
10in RML
Shrapnel
Studless Mark I

10in RML
10in RML
Palliser
Mark VI

11-inch RML Common Mark I, Palliser Mark III, Case Mark I

11-inch RML

Common Mark I

Palliser Mark III

Case Mark I

11inch RML Palliser Studless MkII
11in RML
Palliser
Studless Mark II

   

12-inch RML Shrapnel Mark I

12-inch RML

Shrapnel Mark I

12-inch RML Shrapnel Mark II

12-inch RML

Shrapnel Mark II

12-inch RML Shrapnel Mark III

12-inch RML

Shrapnel Mark III

 

12-inch RML Common Mark I, Palliser Mark V, Case Mark II

12-inch RML

Common Mark I

Palliser Mark V

Case Mark II

12-inch RML Palliser Mark III

12-inch RML

Palliser Mark III

   

12.5-inch Shrapnel Mark I
12.5 inch

Shrapnel

Mark I

12.5-inch Common Mark I

12.5 inch RML

Common

Mark I

12.5-inch Palliser Mark II

12.5 inch RML

Palliser

Mark II

12.5-inch RML Case Mark IV

12.5 inch RML

Case

Mark IV

16in RML Common Mk I
16in RML Common

(Dover Turret)
Mark I 1885

16in RML Palliser Mk I
16in RML Palliser

(Dover Turret)
Mark I 1885

16in RML Shrapnel Mk I
16in RML Shrapnel

(Dover Turret)
Mark I 1885

16in RML Cast Steel Mk III
16in RML Cast Steel

(Dover Turret)
Mark III 1894

17.72inch shells (100ton gun)

17.72inch shells (100ton gun)

     

 

 

 

B.L. Projectiles

2.75-inch BL Shrapnell Mark III
2.75-inch B.L.
Shrapnel
Mark I

32pr S.B.B.L. Case Mark IV
32pr S.B.B.L.
Case
Mark IV

   

12pr Segement Mark I
12pr B.L.
Segment
Mark I

12pr BL Common Mark III
12pr B.L.
Common
Mark III

15pr Case B.L. Mark V
15pr B.L.
Case
Mark V

15pr Shrapnel B.L. Mark VI
15pr B.L.
Shrapnel
Mark VI

4inch B.L. Howitzer Mark I

4inch B.L. Howitzer

Mark I

5inch B.L. Howitzer Star Mark I

5inch B.L. Howitzer

Star, Mark I

60pr B.L. Shrapnel Mark I

60pr B.L. Shrapnell

Mark I

 

6-inch B.L. Shrapnel Mark IX

6inch B.L.

Shrapnel

Mark IX

6-inch B.L. Common Mark V

6inch B.L.

Common

Mark V

6-inch B.L. Howitzer Common Mark I

6inch B.L. Howitzer

Common Mark I

 

9.2-inch B.L. Common Mark V
9.2in B.L.
Common
Mark V

9.2inch B.L. Shrapnel Mark VIII
9.2in B.L.
Shrapnel
Mark VIII

9.2inch B.L. Armour-Piercing  Mark III
9.2in B.L.
Armour-Piercing
Mark III

 

9.2 inch B.L. Armour Piercing MkVIIA
9.2inch B.L.
Armour-Piercing
Mark VIIA

12inch B.L. Palliser Mark II
12in B.L.
Palliser
Mark II

12inch B.L. Shrapnel Heavy Mark IIA
12in B.L.
Shrapnel Heavy
Mark IIA

 

 

Q.F. Projectiles

 

1pr Q.F. Common
1pr Q.F.

Common MarkII

& Day Tracer Projectile Mark I

3pr Q.F. Mark II
3pr Q.F.

Mark II

3pr Q.F. Mark V Lyddite
3pr Q.F.

Lyddite

Mark V

 

4.7-inch Q.F. High Explosive Mark IV

4.7-inch Q.F.

High Explosive

Mark IV

4.7-inch Q.F. Practice   Iron Mark I

4.7-inch Q.F.

Practice

Iron Mark I

4.7-inch Q.F. Shrapnel Mark VIIA

4.7-inch Q.F.

Shrapnel

Mark VIIA

 

6pr Q.F. Mark III
6pr Q.F.

Mark III

6pr Q.F. Cordite Mark III
6pr Q.F.

Cordite

Mark III

6pr Q.F. Cordite Mark III
6pr Q.F.

Cordite Mark XIV

& MD Steel

12pr BL or 12pr Q.F. 12cwt, 8cwt and 6cwt Mark III
12pr B.L. or 12pr Q.F.

12, 8, & 6cwt

Mark III

12 714pr Q.F. Common Pointed Mark II
12 & 14pr Q.F.

Common

Pointed Mark II
Mark V

12pr BL or 12pr Q.F. 12cwt, 8cwt and 6cwt Mark III
12pr B.L. or 12pr Q.F.

12, 8, & 6cwt

Mark III

13pr QF Shrapnel Mark II
13pr Q.F.

Shrapnel Mark II

13pr QF Shrapnel Mark II
13pr Q.F.

Shrapnel Mark III

 

 

Armstrong Projectiles

20pr Armstrong projectiles
20pr Armstrong projectiles

     

40pr Armstrong Case Mark II
40pr Armstrong

Case

Mark II

40pr Armstrong Common Mk II
40pr Armstrong
Common

Mark II

40pr Armstrong Segment Mk I
40pr Armstrong
Segment
Mark I

40pr Armstrong Shrapnel

40pr Armstrong
Shrapnel
Mark I

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong Case Mark I

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong
Case
Mark V

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong Common

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong
Common

MarkII

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong Segment

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong
Segment

Mark I

 

 

Projectile Photographs

64pr R.M.L. Common Studded
64pr R.M.L.

Common Studded

64pr RML Shrapnel 1876
64pr RML Shrapnel

1876

7-inch R.B.L. Armstrong Commmon
7inch R.B.L. Armstrong
Common

40pr R.B.L. Armstrong
40pr R.B.L. Armstrong
Common

7-inch RML Shrapnell
7-inch RML Shrapnell

10-inch RML Palliser
10-inch RML Palliser

1872

10-inch RML Palliser
Armstrong Shell

Whitworth spherical
Whitworth spherical

Whitworth 5inch 70pdr
Whitworth 5inch 70pdr

Whitworth 6.4inch
Whitworth 6.4inch

powder can charge
powder can charge

 

Whitworth
Whitworth

Whitworth 7inch
Whitworth 7inch

   

 

Drawings (c) by John D. Bartleson Jr.

 

3.6inch Britten
3.6inch Britten

Britten Shrapnel
Britten Shrapnel

3inch Armstrong
3inch Armstrong

3.5inch Britten/Blakely
3.5inch Britten/Blakely

12pdr Case
12pdr Case

12pdr R.B.L.
12pdr R.B.L.

12pdr Common
12pdr Common

Armstrong 3inch Studded
Armstrong 3inch Studded

3.5inch Britten/Blakely
3.5inch Britten/Blakely

10-inch RML Palliser
3.5inch Blakely Bolt

8inch Blakely Shell
8inch Blakely Shell

9inch Blakely
9inch Blakely

2.15inch Whitworth
2.15inch Whitworth

2.17inch Whitworth
2.17inch Whitworth

4.62inch Whitworth
4.62inch Whitworth

 

12pdr Whitworth sectioned
12pdr Whitworth

12pdr Whitworth
12pdr Whitworth

Boxer Shrapnel
Boxer Shrapnel

Diaphragm Shrapnel
Diaphragm Shrapnel

 

 

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