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    The pedestal is bronze or brass, 5 feet high and about 2 1/2 feet dia. at the base. The barrel is 4 feet long and 1 foot dia. The barrel can tilt on trunnions like a cannon and has sighting pins. It looks like it could launch some kind of mortar. It was cargo destined for Queenstown (Cobh) Co.Cork