Product images of Ordnance model
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Scale: Unknown. A working model of a gun turret made in wood, painted a uniform grey, with metal working parts and plastic fittings. The rear section of the turret, is a half-hexagon in shape and can be removed to show the elevating mechanism. The turret is an elongated hexagon shape in plan view, the underside of which has an integral shallow wooden turntable with a rounded metal pivoting pin at its centre. The gun barrel and housing is made of wood and can be elevated to almost 90 degrees. On the right-hand side of the barrel is an enclosed cockpit, glazed on three sides with a pitched glazed roof canopy. The gun is linked to the elevating mechanism by two chains worked over a drum.
Original size: 660 mm x 801 mm x 388 mm
- Image reference: L0329-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London