Six-pounder Gun from the Infanta Maria Teresa

In Monroe, Wisconsin

Contributed by John Anderson

One of the six-pounder guns from the Spanish Cruiser INFANTA MARIA TERESA is located at the entrance to the "Recreational Park" in Monroe, Wisconsin. . The gun is apparently one of ten  six-pounders (57 mm) guns that were aboard the Spanish flagship at the Battle of Santiago. The engraving on the gun reads:


Side view of the gun. The conical deck mount has partially rotted away.

Rear view of the gun. The breech block is missing and the breech is, unfortunately, damaged.
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