Split 13-inch Mortar

Split 13-inch Mortar (HM2CM2)

Location: , NY 12883 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 50.491', W 73° 23.284'

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English ca. 1760-1775

On August 1, 1776 this English mortar exploded at Ticonderoga during a test firing. In the War of 1812, this piece was used as ballast in an American warship on Lake Champlain. It was in the remains of that vessel that this fragment was recovered in 1949.
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HM NumberHM2CM2
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Date Added Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 629579 N 4855533
Decimal Degrees43.84151667, -73.38806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 50.491', W 73° 23.284'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 50' 29.46" N, 73° 23' 17.04" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Fort Ti Rd, NY 12883, US
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