Object Title

9 pr carronade and carriage

9 pr carronade and carriage

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XIX.398

Physical Description

Iron gun in the form of a carronade

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1260 mm Weight: 6 cwt. 2 quarters 23 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 570 (?)

Calibre

4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'B.P & Co' '6.2.23' right trunnion '9 Por' left trunnion '570'

Associations

Places England

Notes

made by Bailey, Pegg & Co. founders of iron guns and carronades. First established c.1812 at the Gunwharf, Wapping, later moving to Bankside SE1. The firm supplied guns to arm merchant ships and also trading-posts maintained by commercial firms.