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Where in the US can one see a 137mm or 145 mm Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon (AKA Hotchkiss One Pounder) displayed?  I'd like to see one up close.



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"American Breech-Loading Mobile Artillery 1875-1953" says there are two 1lb (37mm) Hotchkiss guns on land carriages in US museums.

A naval one in the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, VA and an army one at the US Army Artillery Museum at Fort Sill, OK.

The author says there are a number of naval Hotchkiss guns (presumably on naval mountings) but doesn't say where they are located.

Also there is a captured Hotchkiss taken from the wreck of a Spanish cruiser in 1898 - mounted on a Gatling carriage - displayed at

the Connecticut capitol building in Hartford, CN.

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Charlie

 

 



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Excellent!  I'm planning to take a trip this spring which will take me through Oklahoma, and I'll the folks at Ft. Bliss.

Thanks for your help.

Sam

 



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