BIG GUN DISPLAYS

13 inch mortar © Palmerston Fort Society

10:00am Sunday 10th February 2013 - 5:00pm Sunday 10th February 2013 at Fort Nelson

Palmerston Fort Society Big Gun Displays

Experience the power and might of the big guns, in a series of free gun-firing demonstrations – featuring artillery from around the globe.

At 12 noon and 2pm on the following dates

  • Sunday 25 November – 32 pounder breechloader
  • Sunday 20 January – 13-inch mortar breechloader
  • Sunday 10 February – 32-pounder breechloader
  • Sunday 17 March – 64-pounder saluting gun

All of these guns would have made up part of the original Fort armaments.

Firings will be performed by a uniformed detachment from the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers.

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