Our Shopping CartBritainWWII Vehicle Reference    

print format

corner lower right outer
   
  Home Previous Page
 

WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Bishop 25 pdr
(also known as Bishop)

Britain

Bishop 25 pdr

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 51mm@0(51.0mm)
 Side  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Rear  15mm@0(15.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 30mm@68(80.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)

Hull

 Front 60mm@21(64.0mm)
 Side  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Rear  60mm@0(60.0mm)
 Top  10mm@90(10.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 80 (mm) - Minimum 10 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 100
Weight  17.5 (tonnes)
Crew 4
M.G's small -
M.G's Large -
Length 5.57 (mtr)
Width 2.66 (mtr)
Height 2.8 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 15 (mph)
Cross Country Speed - (mph)
Range Road - (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity -
Horse Power -
Power/Weight - (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Bishop 25 pdralso known as Bishop was a self propelled artillery vehicle , 100 of which were used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 4 and was 2.66 metres wide, 5.57 metres long, 2.8 metres high and weighed 17.5 tonnes.

Powered by a hp petrol engine the Bishop 25 pdr was capable of a road speed of 15mph .

Based on the sp gun chassis, the vehicle was armed with a Ordnance Q.F. 25pdr Mk 2 with a muzzle velocity of 518m/sec which was capable of penetrating 78mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 25pdr Mk 2
 Calibre 87 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 518 m/sec
 Shell Weight 11.3 Kg
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 85 84 82 78 74 70 66 62
Flight Time(secs) 0.19 0.39 0.79 1.64 2.54 3.48 4.49 5.55
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 81 44 25 20 14
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

Top of Page

Flames of War Data Sheet