A 6-Pounder from the COLUMBIA
Contributed by Doug Howser
The following images are of a Driggs-Schroeder 6 pounder which was issued
to the U.S. Cruiser COLUMBIA ((Photo courtesy of the Doug Howser Collection)
The gun tube of one of the COLUMBIA's
twelve 6 pounder guns.
The markings on the gun tube of the COLUMBIA's
6-pounder indicating that the gun was manufactured in 1894, and is a Mark
VIII type gun. The weight of the tube is 789 pounds. This was gun #109.
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