Object Title

Gun carriage fragment

Gun carriage fragment

Date

1841-1908

Object Number

XVIII.680 b

Physical Description

Fragment of the carriage for cannon XIX.42. This fragment of teak was part of the naval truck carriage which was obtained from the Naval Ordnance Depot, Woolwich in 1908. The carriage was totally destroyed whilst on display in the basement of the White Tower by a terrorist bomb on the 17 July 1974. See also XVIII.680 a for a larger fragment.

Associations

Places Britain