How do you elevate an seven-ton columbiad?

So you have one of those 15,000 pound 10-inch columbiads or 9,000 pound 8-inch columbiads mounted (which was no small feat to begin with).  The enemy fleet is threatening to sail up the channel.  How the heck to you point that big gun on the target? The Bellona 8-inch Columbiad at Fort Darling is aContinue reading “How do you elevate an seven-ton columbiad?”