Blakely Cannon

Blakely Cannon (HM2L2R)

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N 19° 24.984', W 99° 11.544'

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 Cañón BlakelyDescripciónEs de anima rayada diseñada por el Capitán del Ejército Inglés Theophilus Alexander Blakely, quien fue el primero en fabricar cañónes con anillos de hierro forjado (zunchado), lo cual hoy en día es reconocido por su importancia en la evolución del cañón. Se caracterizó porque los zunchos proporcionaban elasticidad para soportar mayor resistencia, además sobresalía por su gran calibre y poco peso.Datos técnicosOrigen InglaterraAño de fabricación 1875Calibre 160 mm. Peso 7,500 kg. Peso de la granada 226 kg. Alcance máximo 5,000 m. English translation:Blakely Cannon Description:This banded cannon was designed by the English Army Captain Theophilus Alexander Blakely, who was the first to make cannon with wrought iron rings ("zunchado"), which today is recognized for its importance in the evolution of the cannon. It was characterized in that the additional bands provided elasticity and greater resistance. In addition, it stood out for its large calibre and low weight. Technical data: Origin:

England Year of manufacture: 1875 Calibre: 160 mmWeight: 7500 kgProjectile weight: 226 kgMaximum reach 5000 m
HM NumberHM2L2R
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Date Added Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 479800 N 2146913
Decimal Degrees19.41640000, -99.19240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 24.984', W 99° 11.544'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 24' 59.04" N, 99° 11' 32.64" W
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