File:Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes firing a broadside.jpg

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Português: Encouraçado Minas Geraes disparo de canhões de 12 polegadas.
English: Caption from Scientific American: "During the gun trial of "Minas Geraes" ten 12-inch guns were trained on the broadside and discharged simultaneously. The combined energy of the projectiles amounted to 500,000 foot-tons, or sufficient to lift the ship bodily 26 feet into the air. ... The Greatest Broadside ever fired from a battleship."
Date 1909, during Minas Geraes' sea trials.
Source "The Brazilian Battleship "Minas Geraes"". Scientific American (New York: Munn & Co., Inc.) 102: 240. 19 March 1910. It was also published in Engineering, January 1910. The older version, in the history, is from Poder Naval Online here.
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Português: Serviço de Divulgação da Marinha do Brasil
English: Brazilian Navy
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