A 6-Pounder from the COLUMBIA

Contributed by Doug Howser

The following images are of a Driggs-Schroeder 6 pounder which was issued to the U.S. Cruiser COLUMBIA ((Photo courtesy of the Doug Howser Collection)


The gun tube of one of the COLUMBIA's twelve 6 pounder guns.



The markings on the gun tube of the COLUMBIA's 6-pounder indicating that the gun was manufactured in 1894, and is a Mark VIII type gun. The weight of the tube is 789 pounds. This was gun #109.


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