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Mk III Palliser Shot

From the Collection of Friends of the Cerberus Inc Seaworks Maritime Museum 82 Nelson Place Williamstown Victoria

Description
Cylindrical steel projectile with pointed nose.
Size
Weight = 181.7 kgs, Length = 660 mm. Diameter = 10 inches (255 mm)
Object Registration
0004
Keywords
palliser shot, ammunition
Historical information
Mk III palliser shot was intended to be fired from the main guns of HMVS Cerberus.
When Made
1889 or later.
Significance
Only know shot from HMVS Cerberus.
Inscriptions & Markings
None.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM