Spanish 12 Pounder Bronze Gun

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Spanish 12 Pounder Bronze Gun

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Title:  

Spanish 12 Pounder Bronze Gun
Date:
July 6, 1767

Content Description: 

This 12-pounder, EL TOSICO (The Poisonous One), is dated 6 July 1767. Like EL TORO, it was made for King Charles III and displays his cipher on the first reinforce. It was also a Mexican War trophy, and as an inscription on the breech face indicates - was lost and recovered at the Norfolk Naval Yard during the Civil War.

Physical Description: 

Material: Bronze.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE 20374
Identifier:
61-84-EQ

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