Harpoon Gun
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Harpoon Guns

The museum has many examples of harpoon guns. Prior to 1925 all guns were muzzle loading, but the introduction of breech loaders gave a better efficiency and smoother operation.

The first breech loading guns were manufactured the Norwegian Kongsberg Weapon Factory and AB Bofors in Sweden. A solid forged harpoon was patented by A. Andersen on the old Svend Foyn design.