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Emden Gun, Sydney

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  • This is not a very good memorial and could be better. The gun is from the German Raider Emden that confronted HMAS Sydney 1 in the Indian Ocean which ran agound in 1917. It is intended as a tribute to...  more »
  • The cannon from the German Cruiser "Emden", which was the first ship, the Australian Navy sank her 9. November 1914. The Australian warship HMAS Sydney was.
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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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