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Machine gun. The Gatling gun consists of ten barrels which revolve round a central axis. The centre fire cartridges are fed into the gun from a magazine mounted on top which holds 240 rounds. The barrels are rotated manually by a hand crank at the rear of the gun - turning the crank forward rotates the entire barrel and lock unit. Each barrel is fired as it reaches the lower right hand position. The calibre is 0.65in. The gun is mounted on a naval cone mounting. The Royal Navy adopted the Gatling gun in 1871 and it was used from the 1870s for coast defence work, by the Naval Brigades and mounted in the tops of ships. The Gatling was manufactured under license by W Armstrong & Co. It was used during the Zulu War of 1879 and the Egypt Campaigns of 1882-1889.

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Gatling Gun Crew 1879 HMS Active

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Lower Tugela River, 1879, sailors from HMS Shah with Gatling Gun
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PostSubject: gatling gun photo hms shah.   The Gatling gun EmptyTue Apr 07, 2009 3:41 pm

can anyone tell me if the photo 1879graves listed as gatling gun crew hms shah,has the names of those in the photo,i think it would be a longshot,but no harm in asking. 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyTue Apr 07, 2009 5:32 pm

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1) Lieutenant F.R.Carr (HMS Boadicea)
2) Lieutenant M.H.Drummond (HMS Shah)
3) Surgeon S.W.Vasey (HMS Boadicea)
4) Lieutenant E.C.Hobkirk (HMS Boadicea)
5) Surgeon J.J.Connell (HMS Shah)
6) Midshipman W.W.Hewitt (HMS Boadicea)

I can not name the sailors, information from the John Young Collection.
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PostSubject: gatling gun follow up   The Gatling gun EmptyWed Apr 08, 2009 12:16 am

1879graves i knew you were good but you have done very well.thanks to J.Y. for allowing access to his collection?.90th
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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyWed Apr 08, 2009 8:40 pm

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Did I see that you have a medal to a sailor of HMS Shah, with a 1879 bar?
Could you please let me know the name you have on the medal?
Have you done any research on this person?

Sorry for al of the questions.
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PostSubject: gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyThu Apr 09, 2009 4:00 am

hi 1879graves, the medal i have was awarded to JOHN PARKHOUSE ORDINARY SEAMAN HMS SHAH. i had a researcher look up his service record,without going into to much detail he served on the SHAH from 17/11/78-31/10/79. character listed as good, joined navy in AUG 1874 TO AUG 1884. if you have any more questions please dont hesitate to ask. i would like to know where he is buried, or when he died,or any other details of his life. 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyThu Apr 09, 2009 4:42 pm

Hi 90th

I have had a quick look for John Parkhouse on my database, I do not have any more information on him, I will put this guy on my list to find. I will update you if I find anything.

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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyThu Apr 09, 2009 9:36 pm

1879Graves / 90th
It might me worth dropping Tom a P/M he might have something on John Parkhouse.


Found This Royal Navy South African Zulu War Medal, clasp “1879”
A good example awarded to J.Parkhouse Ord HMS Shah Little edge contact wear. GC (£250 - £300)


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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyThu Apr 09, 2009 11:56 pm

This is all very interesting, 90th can I ask how you come by the Medal. And is there any chance you could paste a photo of the Medal into the forum or drop it into the Photo storage for this forum.


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PostSubject: parkhouse medal   The Gatling gun EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 6:01 am

hi pete, thanks for the link concerning parkhouse medal.

sd, i am not very good on that aspect of computers,i will endevour to get the kids onto it, ASAP, . i purchased the medal from a reputable dealer in the uk,i asked him if he would consider discounting the medal,and he did,so i got a good buy. 90th.
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PostSubject: photograph   The Gatling gun EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 9:23 am

hi sd, daughter wasnt able to post the photo,she is only 12!!!. so not much chance for me, it is school holidays here,so we will attempt it again .in the not to distant future, our camera is also unable to take a clear picture of the name. regards 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: The Gatling gun   The Gatling gun EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 10:29 am

90th That’s the problem with Medals and coins alike, its hard to capture the find detail. Anyway do your best look forward to seeing it.
I did have a look for John Parkhouse but have had no joy, I will continue looking. But rest you can assure you have the beat man on the job 1879Graves.

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PostSubject: parkhouse medal   The Gatling gun EmptyTue Apr 14, 2009 2:09 pm

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here is a picture of the J.PARKHOUSE MEDAL.H.M.S.SHAH. better late than never :lol!:
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PostSubject: parkhouse medal   The Gatling gun EmptyTue Apr 14, 2009 2:20 pm

hi all, forgot to add we took about six photos,and this one was the best result, hope this is ok. cheers 90th
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