Contributed by Al
A Gun from the VIZCAYA at the U.S. Naval
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of the VIZCAYA's 14 cm Hontoria Guns in Columbia, Tennessee
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of the VIZCAYA's 14 cm Hontoria Guns at West Point, New York
The following images are of a gun which,
to the plaque on the gun, was taken from the wreckage of the Spanish
The gun is located on the campus of the U.S. Naval Academy at
Maryland, at the corner of the Commandant's yard. The VIZCAYA
was destroyed at the Battle of Santiago.
gun is one of the ten Hontoria 14 centimeter guns carried by the ship.
This is an image of the gun as seen from the side. The plaque
mounted on the side of the shield identifies the gun's origin.
The gun as seen from the rear.
Sumrall, Al, correspondence with editor.
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