~ Ship of The Line c1780/90 British Navy 12 Pounder Cannon On A Later Truck ~
The "GR" cypher can still be seen on the barrel.
The cannon has been placed on a later four wheel wooden carriage.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel has a length 114 inches (289 cm).
The cannon on the carriage is 49 inches (124 cm) tall.
The carriage has a total width of 51 inches (134 cm).
The muzzle diameter is 5 inches.
The cannon weighs approximately 1.8 metric tons.
~ Condition ~
The cannon is in a pretty decent condition for it's age with pitting. It is not a sea recovered piece.
The trunnions are a later replacement.
It was acquired from a midlands militaria museum.
~ Transportation ~
We would prefer collection in person from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard but are happy to liaise with your transportation requirements.