Thursday, September 22, 2022

Cresout Gun

This gun is very similar to a 5 inch gun that was in US service at the same time.
I tried to find out if the US gun was a license built version of this gun because they look so much alike.
But I could not find anything about it.
5-inch Siege Gun 1890, 70 were made and although mobilized for combat in the Spanish American War none actually made it into combat.

 Several were later taken to the Philippines and Hawaii but were disposed of in the 1920s as obsolete.  A battery of these cannons was four guns towed by eight horses each.


Simon said...

None of your photos are showing in your blog. It’s been happening for ages, your header has disappeared.

Brutorz Bill said...

Ditto what Simon said