Non- Firing - Full Scale
12 Pounder Carronade
on Naval / Ships Carriage.
The Carronade cannon and carriage was designed as a short-range
naval weapon with a low muzzle velocity. The Carronade is also known
as "The Smasher" with it's 4" gun bore !
Carronades were naval ship board guns that were used to inflict great
damage to the hulls of other ships in the 1700-1800's.
Beyond the beastly look of this gun piece notice the wooden dished
wheels, capsquares and threaded elevation screw.
The 39" cannon barrel, trimmings and carriage are made from wood.
Painted drab olive green and gloss black enamel.
(Dimensions mounted are- 42" long, 31" wide, 24" tall. The barrel weights 43 lbs. &
carriage weights 70 lbs for a total of 113 lbs.)
|4 inch bore
|Threaded Elevation Screw