Dahlgren Ship Guns

Overview of the “Dahlgren Family”

Smoothbore Shell and Solid Shot guns


As you can see below, articles on these types are “works in progress.”

Shell Guns

32-pdr Shell Gun

VIII-inch Shell Gun

IX-inch Shell Gun – Introduction and use in April ’61 bombardment of Fort Sumter.

X-inch Shell Gun

XI-inch Shell Gun – Introduction to type.  Walk-around of the USS Keokuk Gun.  Walk-around of the USS Monitor‘s Guns

Solid Shot Guns

32-pdr Shot Gun

VIII-inch Shot Gun

IX-inch Shot Gun

X-inch Shot Gun

Monitor Turret Guns

XIII-inch Gun

XV-inch Guns

XX-inch Guns

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