Axonometric scale drawings of various guns retrieved from the wreck of the Solen off Gdansk, Poland

Object Title

Axonometric scale drawings of various guns retrieved from the wreck of the Solen off Gdansk, Poland

Axonometric scale drawings of various guns retrieved from the wreck of the Solen off Gdansk, Poland

Date

1627

Reference

RAR.0192

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

Scale drawing with measurements together with other three-dimensional views and inscription detail, RAR.0192 1 |a English iron 1/2 pdr swivel gun (Armstrong Pattern) from the wreck of 'General Carleton' 1785 [one of these is incorrect], RAR.0192 1 |a Polish Lithuanian bronze 2 1/2 pdr Doppelfalconet from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b With the royal cipher of Sigismund Augustus II, King of Poland (1548-1572) [one of these is incorrect], RAR.0192 2 |a 6-funtowa armata polowa systemu M1753 Liechtenstein (Austria) |b Founded by Major Huss in Vienna 1834. Huss was the artillery officer in charge of the State Foundry at Vienna, RAR.0192 3 |a 6-funtowa armata polowa systemu M1753 Liechtenstein (Austria) |b Founded by Major Huss in Vienna 1835. Huss was the artillery officer in charge of the State Foundry at Vienna, RAR.0192 4 |a Dziata 'Solena' 1627, RAR.0192 5 |a Polish-Lithuanian bronze 2 1/2 pdr Doppelfalconet from the wreck of BZN-2 |b Marked with the royal cipher of Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-1572), RAR.0192 6 |a English iron 1/2 pdr swivel gun (Armstrong Pattern) from the wreck of the 'General Carleton' 1785, RAR.0192 7 |a Dziata 'Solena' 1627, RAR.0192 8 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Johan II, King of Sweden (1568-1592), RAR.0192 9 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Carries the royal cipher of Johan II, King of Swen (1568-1592). Gun dated 1578, RAR.0192 10 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Johan II, King of Sweden (1568-1592), RAR.0192 11 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (5 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with the sheaf of hte House of Vasa. Gund ated 1599, RAR.0192 12 |a Swedish bronze 1/2 Slanga (3 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Karl IX, Duke of Sodermanland, King of Sweden (1604-1611). Gun dated 1600, RAR.0192 13 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Karl IX, Duke of Sodermanland, King of Sweden (1604-1611). Gun dated 1602, RAR.0192 14 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (5 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Karl IX, Duke of Sodermanland, King of Sweden (1604-1611). Gun dated 1603, RAR.0192 15 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (5 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Karl IX, Duke of Sodermanland, King of Sweden (1604-1611). Gun dated 1603, RAR.0192 16 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Karl IX, Duke of Sodermanland, King of Sweden (1604-1611). Gun dated 1604, RAR.0192 17 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 1/2 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Inscribed with royal cipher of Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden (1611-1632). Gun dated 161?, RAR.0192 18 |a Russian 6 1/2 pdr bronze gun from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Believed to have been cast by Bogdan, Russian gunfounder actice, about 1550-1570, RAR.0192 19 |a Russian 7 1/2 pdr bronze gun from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Believed to have been cast by Bogdan, Russian gunfounder actice, about 1550-1570, RAR.0192 20 |a Lithuanian 2 1/2 pdr Doppelfalconet from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Gun with Radziwatt coat of arms 1547, RAR.0192 21 |a Swedish bronze 1/2 Slanga (3 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Sheaf of the House of Vasa on gun, RAR.0192 22 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (7 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Sheaf of the House of Vasa on gun, RAR.0192 23 |a Swedish bronze 3/4 Slanga (6 pdr) from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Sheaf of the House of Vasa on gun, RAR.0192 24 |a Swedish bronze 48 pdr hailshot gun from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627, RAR.0192 25 |a Swedish bronze 48 pdr hailshot gun from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627, RAR.0192 26 |a Swedish bronze 6 pdr field gun from the wreck of 'Solen' 1627 |b Royal cypher of Gustavus Adolphus II, King of Sweden (1611-1632)

Extent

24 x A3 sheets, 2 x A4 sheets

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

good condition

Access Conditions

Unrestricted access

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Philip A. Magrath, Curator of Artillery

Associations

Creator(s) Waldemar Gurgul