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The Canet gun on the IJN Matsushima -- woodblock print by Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1894

The Canet guns were designed by Gustave Canet (1846-1913) for Schneider et Cie.

Naval artillery

Schneider was successful in sales to the Empire of Japan.

The guns supplied to Japan equipped the cruisers Matsushima, Itsukushima, and Hashidate.

The guns were used during the First Sino-Japanese War.

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