CR015 Russian Coastal 8 inch Cannon
This swivel-mounted gun comes complete with its semi-circular angled stone base.
This latest ?Crimean War? release shows one of the coastal Artillery pieces utilized by the Russians to defend their mighty fortress of Sevastopol, the home port of the Tsar?s Black Sea Fleet.
For month after month British and French forces laid siege to this great port city. Opposing them were many batteries of defending cannon among them these large guns mounted on heavy steel swivel carriages firmly ensconced behind the high, thick walls of the city?s many fortresses.