Object Title

5.5 in medium gun and carriage

5.5 in medium gun and carriage

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

XIX.947

Provenance

Presented by Gosport Borough Council (Explosion: Museum of Naval Firepower)

Physical Description

The ordnance has a Welin breech screw mechanism with the the recoil system mounted under the rear part. The two spring-balancing cylinders are mounted vertically either side of the ordnance. The carriage is of the conventional split trail type. In the firing position each trail is fitted with a spade, which is carried on the top of the trail when travelling

Associations

Places Britain