Canon de 24 Gribeauval

The Canon de 24 Gribeauval was a French 24-pounder cannon and part of the Gribeauval system developed by Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval. It was part of the siege artillery.

The canon de 24 Gribeauval was used extensively during the wars following the French Revolution, as well as the Napoleonic wars.

Some of the earlier Gribeauval siege guns kept the baroque "dolphin" design for the handles.

Country Name Origin Year
France 1775
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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Place of origin France
Service history
Used by France
Wars French Revolutionary Wars
Napoleonic Wars
Production history
Designer Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval
Specifications
Weight 2,740 kg
Barrel length 353 cm
Caliber 152.7 mm
Barrels 1

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