Heavy Parrott Rifles

30-pdr (4.2-inch) Parrott Siege Rifles

6.4 inch (100 pdr) Parrott Rifles

  • Part 1 (General notes and construction)
  • Part 2 (Functional and operational notes)
  • Part 3 (Service and operational use)

8-inch (200-pdr or 150-pdr) Parrott Rifles:

10-in (300-pdr) Parrott Rifles:

  • Part 1 (General notes, construction, ammunition)

Articles in progress, not published:

- Use of 10-inch and 8-inch rifles at Charleston, SC.

- The “Parrot” system detailing construction techniques.

2 responses to “Heavy Parrott Rifles

  1. Pingback: Photo foresics on a burst Parrott Rifle | To the Sound of the Guns

  2. Andrew W. German

    Greetings:
    You’ve got a wonderfully informative Website.
    Thought you might be interested to know that 30-pounder Parrott rifle #116, cast in 1862, is now located in the Denison Cemetery in Mystic, CT, mounted in a concrete “carriage and aimed south.

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