Dahlgren Boat Howitzer

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Dahlgren Boat Howitzer

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Title:  

Dahlgren Boat Howitzer
Date:
1860
Creator:
U.S. Navy Yard, Washington, DC (Inspector: Dahlgren, John A.)

Content Description: 

Dahlgren Boat Howitzer, bronze, twelve pounder, dated 1860. Tube #60. Body is smooth with tube exterior widening toward rear. Muzzle opening diameter approx. 4 1/2" Carriage attachment ring on underside of tube, instead of having trunnions on sides. Iron spiral elevation screw attached to rear of howitzer. (This is the first of two examples of Navy boat howitzers originally catalogued as #20285.

Physical Description: 

H: 52" W: 9"

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
20285

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