Brooke, Sub-pattern III


DIAMETER:  4.12 inches
GUN: 30-pounder Parrott Rifle, 4.2-inch Caliber
LENGTH: About 13 inches
WEIGHT:  About 27 pounds 8 ounces
SABOT: Copper, Brooke ratchet disc FUZING: Copper Fuze Plug

A rather long and heavy 30-pounder projectile.  The bourrelets are unusually wide.  Probably a product of the Tredegar Foundry.  This pictured specimen is in the West Point Military Academy Museum, New York.