Artillery of The Victorian Forts

6-inch B.L. Howitzer of 30cwt Mark I


6inch BL Howitzer of 30cwt


Introduced in 1896 it was used in the Second Boer War and World War One. The 30cwt refers to the wight of the barrel and breech combined.


6-inch BL 30cwt Howitzer



6-inch BL of 30cwt in Athens Museum



A 6inch BL Howizer of 30cwt dated 1898 in Athens (photo Mike Darling)


6-inch B.L. 30cwt Howitzer


6-inch B.L. 30cwt Howitzer at Firepower Museum of Artiillery.