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Mounts

Meanings and phrases

single mounts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At launch, the vessel had no less than six single mounts.
  • Her secondary armament consisted of four QF Mk V anti-aircraft (AA) guns in single mounts.

twin mounts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1944 a new QF 6 pounder 10 cwt gun in twin mounts was installed.
  • The right and left gun assemblies were identical in the twin mounts.
  • The torpedo armament was six 18-inch (450 mm) torpedo tubes in three twin mounts.

gun mounts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her 5" and 3" gun mounts were also demolished.
  • "G132", , , and were equipped with four SK L/55 guns in single gun mounts.
  • The facility also works on tank gun mounts and turret components and munition handling systems.

triple mounts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ships carried two triple mounts of torpedo tubes amidships.
  • Abaft of the second funnel, she carried six 21-inch torpedo tubes in two triple mounts on the centre-line.
  • They carried six rotating torpedo tubes in two triple mounts amidships and could also carry up to 30 mines.
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