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NORWAY - ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPONS

depth charges

Type

Year

Mass, kg

Type and mass of explosive, kg

Sinking speed, m/s

Maximal depth setting, m

type of piston
type D Mk III 1930s 191 TNT - 136 2.1 90 hydrostatic

Mk 3

1940

191

TNT - 136

1.8

90

hydrostatic

Mk 4

1940

338

TNT - 272

1.8

90

hydrostatic

Mk VII

1940

191

TNT - 132

3.0

180

hydrostatic

Mk VII Heavy

1940

259

TNT - 130

since 1942: minol - 130

5.1

90

hydrostatic

DC racks

Type

Year

Number of DCs

Type of DCs

DC throwers

Type

Year

Fire range, km

Fire depth, m

Explosive type and mass, kg

DC mass, kg

Number and caliber of bores, mm

Mk II Thornycroft

1930s

0.027

90

TNT - 136

191

1 x 241

Mk 6

1940

0.062

0.050

90

TNT - 132

TNT - 130

191

259

1 x 152

Hedgehog

1942

0.18

180

torpex - 15.9

29.5

24 x 178

Mk 20 Mousetrap 1943 0.26 180 torpex - 15.9 29.5 4 x 178
Mk 10 Hedgehog 1943 0.26 180 torpex - 15.9 29.5 24 x 178

Mk IV

1943

0.061

0.047

90

TNT - 132

TNT - 130

191

259

1 x 241

Mk V

1944

0.071

0.057

90

TNT - 132

TNT - 130

191

259

1 x 152

Squid 1944 0.25 270 minol - 94 177 3 x 305

 

Ivan Gogin, 2010