• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Logout|My Dashboard

A long road for Dahlgren gun - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 18, 2014

A long road for Dahlgren gun

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:51 pm

TEXAS CITY — The 11-foot, 8,400-pound Dahlgren gun now on display at the Texas City Museum spent more than 150 years under the murky waters of Galveston Bay. 

The powerful gun once sat on the USS Westfield. But after so many years underwater, the gun needed to undergo careful conservation work before it could be put on display. 

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.