Emden Gun, Sydney

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  • This is an interesting memorial. It is a Gun from a German ship and it commemorates an Australian Naval victory during World War I. The Australian battleship, light cruiser HMAS Sydney I sank the...  more »
  • Amazing to think of the history behind this simple memorial, I'll always stop for a look if I'm passing by.  more »
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  • As the Crow flies it's easy to get to. Emden gun is a relic of Sydney's colonial past. It represents our colony appears as a ships cannon. Also it points towards Taylor Square which is a place that you will find more relics.
  • This monument in the southeast corner of Hyde Park contains a 4" gun taken in 1914 from the German light cruiser Emden after it was defeated by the HMAS Sydney in the Cocos Islands. It's not very big.

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