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Colchester Historeum

Cannon


Accession number: 86.1826
Category: Artillery
Date: before 1986
Materials: Wood
Measurements: 120 cm L x 27 cm DiameterThe muzzle measures 7.5 cm and the casting measures 19 cm
Narrative: May have come from a British merchant ship, to have been of private manufacture, as it has no markings, such as a Royal Cypher; The term 3-pounder refers to the weight of the cannon ball shot from this cannon; The cannon came from the property of 161 Queen Street, Truro, N.S., known as the Fuller home. Mrs. Ina Graham said that she would provide a brass plate for the cannon
Description: 3-pounder, British cannon; Mounted on a wooden stand with 2 wheels, by Leslie Blackburn, Vimy Road, Truro, N.S.

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