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Ordnance model; Gun model

SLR2923
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Collection Ship models
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID SLR2923
Description Scale: Unknown. Instructional model of a sea service carronade on a sliding and pivoting wooden carriage. The gun has been cast and includes a sight, a prickhole and the mechanism for raising and lowering its elevation. It is mounted on a mahogany slide and the slide is mounted on a swivelling mahogany carriage. Both slide and carriage contain ring bolts for working the gun. The swivelling mechanism is pivoted on a rectangular piece of mahogany. At the back of the carriage, two sea service trucks allow the carriage to swivel in an arc.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials wood; metal: iron; coating: stain
Measurements Overall model: 177 mm x 330 mm x 127 mm
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  • Ordnance model; Gun model (SLR2923)
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