Monday, November 24, 2014
Interesting Little Canon
Found it on Defending the Heritage's Facebook Page.
The write up next to the flag calls it an automatic canon but with a 15-20 round per minute rate of fire, I suspect it was an advanced breech loading single shot. Still a pretty advanced little gun for its time.
More info at: http://www.williammaloney.com/Aviation/WatervlietArsenalMuseum/EarlyCannon/pages/07WilliamsAutomaticCannon.htm