Object Title

32 pr gun and garrison carriage - Blomefield Pattern

32 pr gun and garrison carriage - Blomefield Pattern

Date

1780-1820

Object Number

XIX.554

Physical Description

Cast-iron 32 pr gun of the Blomefield pattern for sea service or Fortress use. The second reinforce bears the monogram of George III in relief. The second reinforce ring and cascable are drilled for the attachment of fore and rear sights with the cascable having a breeching loop and the base ring being cut with quarter-sight scales on either side. The gun is mounted on a wooden common standing garrison carriage with iron trucks

Dimensions

Weight: 2844 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 379

Calibre

16.2 cm (6.4 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

on right trunnion '379' on left trunnion 'WCo' on the cascable button '55-3-14'

Associations

Places Britain