Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Artillery (6) Québec City (Part II) Rues des Remparts

Québec City Fortifications,

Rues des Remparts 

Data current to 24 Sep 2019.

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document every historical piece of artillery preserved in Canada.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these guns to provide and update the data found on these web pages.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Guns and Artillery in Canada would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

For all official data concerning the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, please click on the link to their website:

Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Website

Note: Back in the day, artillery in Canada was referred to by its radio call sign "Sheldrake".  It is now referred to by its "Golf" call sign.  (Acorn sends)

Une traduction au français pour l'information technique présente serait grandement apprécié. Vos corrections, changements et suggestions sont les bienvenus, et peuvent être envoyés au hskaarup@rogers.com

Québec CityRues des Remparts

There are 29 guns and mortars mounted on the ramparts below Chateau Frontenac.  They are listed here in the sequence observed, numbered from right to left from the top of the ramparts down.

Diagram, Artillery, Rues des Remparts, Quebec City.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-2-21 (6,349 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 413) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 1.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-2-21 (6,237 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 303) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 2.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-3-7 (6,251 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 566) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 3.

 

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-0-25 (6,297 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland  (Serial No. 70712, CARRON, 1887) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 4. 

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-1-7 (6,307 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland  (Serial No. 70214, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 5.

  

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-0-21 (6,181 lbs) under the cascabel, Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 286) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.   No. 6.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-1-11 (6,301 lbs) under the cascabel, The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70173, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 7.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-2-21 (6,237 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 570) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 8.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-3-25 (6,370 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 71300, CARRON, 1807) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 9.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-2-17 (6,345 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70737, CARRON, year 1807) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 10.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-3-14 (6,258 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70172, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 11.

There is a wide gap between the No. 11 and No. 12 gun positions.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-1-21 (6,321 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70250, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 12.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-2-21 (6,32149, lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70152, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 13.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-0-21 (6,216 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 563) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 14.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-2-10 (6,226 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 555) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 15.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-1-7 (6,307 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70151, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 16.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-0-10 (6,282 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70197, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 17.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-0-0 (6,272 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70247, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 18.

  

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-1-14 (6,202 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 70259, CARRON, 1806) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 19.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-3-7 (6,251 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 281) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 20.

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-2-25 (6,241 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 569) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 21.

   

Cast Iron 10-inch 47-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Land Service Mortar, weight 47-3-4 (5,352 lbs), Great Ch II, No. 2, The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 57809, CARRON, 1798) on left trunnion.  No. 22.

 

Cast Iron 10-inch 52-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Land Service Mortar, weight 52-1-8 (5,860 lbs), 1855,  Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 2) on right trunnion, broad arrow mark.  No. 23.

  

Cast Iron 10-inch 47-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Land Service Mortar, weight 47-2-14 (5,334 lbs), No. 12, The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 57854, CARRON, 1798) on left trunnion.  No. 24.

  

Cast Iron 10-inch 52-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Land Service Mortar, weight 52-0-13 (5,837 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 81353, CARRON, 1813) on left trunnion.  No. 25.

  

Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 50-1-21 (5,649 lbs), The Carron Company of Falkirk, Scotland (Serial No. 709534, CARRON, 1812) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron traversing gun carriage.  No. 26.   

 

Blomefield Cast Iron 18-pounder Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 40-0-? corroded, (4,480 lbs +), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 79) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron garrison carriage.  No. 27.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-1-7 (6,195 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. TBC) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron garrison carriage.  No. 28.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-1-21 (6,209 lbs), Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, England (WCo) on left trunnion, (Serial No. TBC) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a iron garrison carriage.  No. 29.