Spanish 24-Pounder

Spanish 24-Pounder (HMEB4)

Location: Delaware City, NY 11209 Kings County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.571', W 74° 1.971'

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In 1786, when this piece was cast, it was common to give names to guns. Theodorico ("Little Theodore") served as part of the defenses of Santiago de Cuba. Though it had been rifled to improve its range and accuracy, Theodorico was obsolete by 1898 when it became a trophy of the war with Spain.
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HM NumberHMEB4
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 581817 N 4495860
Decimal Degrees40.60951667, -74.03285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.571', W 74° 1.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 34.26" N, 74° 1' 58.26" W
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Area Code(s)917, 718, 646
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-203 Sheridan Loop, Delaware City NY 11209, US
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