George Leonard Smith Gun

George Leonard Smith Gun (HML2Y)

Location: Exeter, NH 03833 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 58.831', W 70° 57.68'

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This cannon was presented by Captain George Leonard Smith, U.S.N. (1876-1951) to honor Exeter's veterans of World War II.

Captain Smith was a native son of Exeter, a prolific inventor, and a veteran of three wars.

This cannon incorporates the breech mechanism he invented, which was used on land and sea by the United States and Great Britain during World War I & World War II.

His invention was of incalculable value to the triumph of freedom.
HM NumberHML2Y
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 340082 N 4760517
Decimal Degrees42.98051667, -70.96133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 58.831', W 70° 57.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 58' 49.86" N, 70° 57' 40.80" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63-67 Winter St, Exeter NH 03833, US
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