Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Artillery preserved in Canada 5: Ontario, Gananoque, Georgetown, Georgina, Goderich, Goodenham, Gorrie, Grand Bend and Guelph

Artillery preserved in the Province of Ontario, Gananoque, Georgetown, Georgina, Goderich, Goodenham, Gorrie, Grand Bend and Guelph

Data current to 21 Dec 2018.

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)

Gananoque

 (Terry Honour Photo)

Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 51-2-7 (5,775 lbs), 1807, (Serial No. 708990, CARRON, 1807) on left trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a wood naval gun carriage.  Joel Stone Heritage Park, Water Street and Kate Street

SBML 6-pounder Gun mounted on a wooden carriage, King George II cypher, H & S No. 3 on the left trunnion.  This guns stands on the left side of the 24 pounder (possible replica).  Joel Stone Heritage Park, Water Street and Kate Street.

SBML 6-pounder Gun mounted on a wooden carriage, King George II cypher, H & S No. 1.  This gun stands on the right side of the 24 pounder (possible replica).  Joel Stone Heritage Park, Water Street and Kate Street.

Georgetown

 (Avernar Photo)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, No. 1 beside the town cenotaph.

 (Avernar Photos)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, No. 2 beside the town cenotaph.

105-mm L5 Pack Howitzer.

 (Terry Honour Photos)

106-mm M40A1 Recoilless Rifle No. 9967, 245 lbs, 7307526, in front of the Armoury at 91 Todd St.

Georgina

 (Andre Blanchard Photo)

105-mm C1A1 M2A2 Howitzer.

Goderich

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight TBC, (Serial No. 63844, CARRON, 1803) on left trunnion, (32P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron garrison carriage.  Wellesley Street.

Blomefield SBML 6-pounder Gun, weight 20-0-14 (2,254 lbs), (WCo) (Walker & Company) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 26) on right trunnion, 4, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a concrete stand.  Lions Park.

 (Internet Photo)

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 55-3-14 (6,258 lbs), (WCo) (Walker & Company) on left trunnion, (Serial No. 182) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, MCMXXV.  Mounted on a concrete stand near the Lighthouse.

SBML 10-inch 52-cwt Land Service Mortar, weight 51-2-14 (5,782 lbs), (Serial No. 77661, CARRON, 1811), no cypher, broad arrow mark, two Dolphin carrying handles, Huron County Museum.

SBML 10-inch 52-cwt Land Service Mortar, weight 52-0-9 (5,833 lbs),   (Serial No. 77779, CARRON, 1811), no cypher, broad arrow mark, two Dolphin carrying handles, Huron County Museum.

SBML 10-inch 52-cwt Land Service Mortar, weight 51-3-14 (5,810 lbs), (Serial No. 77732, CARRON, 1811), no cypher, broad arrow mark, two Dolphin carrying handles, Huron County Museum.

 (JustSomePics Photo)

SBML 10-inch 52-cwt Land Service Mortar, weight 56-0-1 (6,273 lbs), (Serial No. 77812, CARRON, 1811), no cypher, broad arrow mark, Dolphin carrying handles, Huron County Museum.

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, Limber and Field Artillery Tractor, Artillery Support Group.

 (Jennifer Aitkens Photo)

Cast Iron SBML Carronade in a downtown park.

Goodenham

German First World War 7.92-mm Maxim Spandau MG 08/15 Machinegun (TBC) mounted on the cenotaph.

Gorrie

German First World War 7.92-mm Maxim Spandau MG 08 Machine-gun (Serial Nr. TBC), mounted on a Schlitten stand, Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 307, 2059 Victoria Street.

Grand Bend

 (Doug and Sandy Photos)

German First World War 7.58-cm leichtes Minenwerfer neuer Art, (7.58-cm leMW), possibly (Serial Nr. 6170), TBC, mounted on wheels on a concrete stand, Centennial Park, on the SW corner of Main St and Ontario St. (Hwy 21).  

Guelph, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

The 11th Field Artillery Regiment, is a Primary Reserve Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) regiment of Land Force Central Area's 32 Canadian Brigade Group located in Guelph, Ontario.  11 Field Regiment sub-units include the 11th Field Battery (Hamilton-Wentworth), 16th Field Battery, and the 29th Field Battery.

Guelph

Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, (>5,500 lbs), King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, ‘Old Jeremiah’ brought to Guelph campus in 1879.  This gun is mounted on a concrete stand on University grounds.

 (Balcer Photos)

German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 16 (7.7-cm FK 16), (Serial Nr. 101433).

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, Guelph Armoury, 7 Wyndham St South.

 (Terry Honour Photos)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, with limber, behind the Guelph Armoury on a pad.

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, limber and a CMP FAT gun tractor inside the Guelph Armoury.

155-mm C1 (M1A2) Medium Howitzer on M1A2 Carriage, aka M114, manufactured at Sorel Industries Limited in Quebec, Queen Elizabeth II cypher.  Guelph Armoury, 7 Wyndham St South.