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Gun, 3pdr Quick-firer ?


Object connections:

Collection Weapons, Ordnance
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsFame 1896 (HMS: destroyer), Whiting 1896 (HMS: destroyer)

Object details:

Object ID KTP0063
Description Brass breechloading rifled 3pdr quick-firer gun. Calibre:2in. Marks: Engraved: This gun formed part of Chinese Destroyer captured by HMS FAME and HMS WHITING, TAKU 1900. There is an account of the capture of the four Chinese destroyers published in A History of the Royal Navy from the earliest times 1857-1900 by Laird Clowes (pub 1900) by the commander of HMS WHITING, Lieutenant Keyes. He refers to ammunition for Q.F. guns being found on the the deck of two of the Chinese destroyers.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials brass
Measurements Overall: 1400 mm x 1500 mm x 800 mm x 266 kg
  • Gun, 3pdr Quick-firer ? (KTP0063)
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