In Monroe, Wisconsin
Six-pounder Gun from the Infanta Maria Teresa
Contributed by John Anderson
One of the six-pounder guns from the Spanish Cruiser
MARIA TERESA is located at the entrance to the "Recreational Park"
in Monroe, Wisconsin. . The gun is apparently one of ten six-pounders
(57 mm) guns that were aboard the Spanish flagship at the Battle
of Santiago. The engraving on the gun
'TROPHY MARIA THERESA
SANTIAGO JULY 3, 1898"
Side view of the gun. The conical deck mount has
partially rotted away.
Rear view of the gun. The breech block is missing
and the breech is, unfortunately, damaged.
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