15,2 cm cannon m/1898
The cannon type was a naval artillery piece that was part of Battery Trelge (TG) at the northern entrance to the Fårösund Basin and Battery Bungenäs (BN) at the southern entrance. The batteries were organized in 1938.
In 1958, battery BN was replaced with more modern pieces.
The battery included 3 cannons which were placed in open piece wells.
Storage and ammunition bins were in adjacent shelters to the play.
When older warships were decommissioned, the guns were transferred to the Coastal Artillery.
This piece formed the aft turret of the armored boat “Göta” (1903-1938).
Shooting range: 21 km
Rate of fire: 7 shots/minute
Grenade Weight: 46 kg
Crew: 12 soldiers
Picture 1: Unmasked in the piece well.
Picture 2: Masked cannon battery TG
Picture 3: Masked cannon battery BN
Picture 4: The armored boat Göta
Picture 5: Ammunition storage
Picture 6: Charge