Model 1859 Seacoast Carriage

Model 1859 Seacoast Carriage (HM1A6W)

Location: Tybee Island, GA 31328 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 1.662', W 80° 53.42'

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The Phoenix Iron Works of Philadelphia made this carriage for a Parrott rifle (cannon). The weapon fired a 100 pound projectile 8500 yards. Carriage and gun weighed almost 13,000 pounds. In 1978 this carriage was recovered from a long-lost artillery battery found on Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge.
HM NumberHM1A6W
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 510355 N 3543511
Decimal Degrees32.02770000, -80.89033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.662', W 80° 53.42'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 39.72" N, 80° 53' 25.20" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30757 US-80, Tybee Island GA 31328, US
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