Object Title

Model gun turret - 6 in twin naval gun

Model gun turret - 6 in twin naval gun

Date

1970-1990

Object Number

XIX.907

Provenance

Private donation to Fort Nelson 4 April 1999.

Physical Description

The model consists of two barrelled revolving turret mounted on a wooden plinth with a brass plate inscribed 'To Tom Bates from his Colleagues HMS Tiger 1978'. The whole turret assembly is of brass and is undecorated. The turret is cylindrical with an upper chamfered edge. The twin barrels elevate within the mounting round a cylindrical pivot. Mounted below the barrels is a one piece facia. The whole unit revolves on a brass plate embedded into the wooden base

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain