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100 Ton Gun & Museum

Built for the defence of Gibraltar

100 Ton Gun, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Tours

The 100 Ton Gun actually weighs just over 100 Tons and is one of only two to still be around in the world today. Out of the four that were built in 1870, two of these giant guns were built for the defence of Gibraltar while the other two were built for Malta.  The 100 Ton Gun now resides at Napier of Magdala Battery in Gibraltar.

The gun itself has a 32 feet long barrel and can fire a 2,000 pound shell that can reach a distance of 8 miles at a speed of 1,500 feet per second. This gave the gun the ability to penetrate just over 2 feet of iron.

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