24-pounder Cannon

24-pounder Cannon (HM2KV7)

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N 19° 24.988', W 99° 11.545'

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 Cañón Largo de 24 librasDescripciónFue empleado entre los siglos XVII y XVIII, conocido como cañon de sitio o de plaza; por sus características para atacar fortificaciones, considerado entonces como el más potente. Los proyectiles eran macizos y esféricos, se introducían por la boca después de la carga de proyección de polvora negra, cuya cantidad se calculaba según la distancia de tiro. Datos técnicosOrigen bélgicaAño de fabricación 1854Calibre 152 mm. Peso 2,500 kg. Peso de la granada 10.88 kg. Alcance máximum 3,000 m.English translation:24-pounder Cannon Description:This cannon was used between the 17th and 18th centuries and was known as a siege or plaza cannon. Its characteristics allowed it to attack fortifications and it was considered then as the most powerful type of cannon. Its projectiles were solid and spherical, they were introduced through the mouth of the cannon after the addition of a black powder projection charge, the amount of which was calculated according to the shooting distance. Technical data:Origin: Belgium



Year of manufacture: 1854Caliber: 152 mmWeight: 2500 kgProjectile weight: 10.88 kgMaximum reach: 3000 m
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HM NumberHM2KV7
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Date Added Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 479799 N 2146920
Decimal Degrees19.41646667, -99.19241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 24.988', W 99° 11.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 24' 59.28" N, 99° 11' 32.7" W
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