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How long was the Nordenfelt guns used on royal navy ships?
In 1888 they merged with the Maxim Company and the gun was superseeded by the Maxim machine gun.There is a Nordenfeldt gun with a date stamp of 1890 on it in the National maritme museum.
According to below link RN first used it in 1881:
www.thurrock.gov.uk/heritage/content.php?page=factfiles_details&id=53 - 15k
Was still in use 1906 but not sure for how long after.
Recently saw one at RM Museum at Eastney.
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