Object Title

13 in Mortar and bed

13 in Mortar and bed

Date

1855

Object Number

XIX.800

Physical Description

13 mortar and bed of cast iron dated 1855, bed is original.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

13 in

Inscriptions and Marks

right trunnion 'FORRESTER 1168'. right hand side of bed '31-0-12' below vent on mortar '35-1-14 1855' with Board of Ordnance Broad Arrow

Associations

Notes

George Forrester & Co. of Liverpool were 19th century ordnance founders, engineers, boiler and steam engine makers and government contractors.