Rapid fire cannon German minesweeper M 469

Besides diving club the clubhouse of divingclub Ecuador are some wrecks of ships' guns that have sprung up by the club. This rapid-fire gun of 10.5 cm is derived from the German minesweeper M 469 and was manufactured by Krupp.
Kriegsmarine minesweeper M-469 was sunk by a Royal Navy Motor Torpedo Boat, commanded by Lt. Cdr. Derek Wright. This happened on the 4th of juli 1944 in the North sea north of the Frisian island Vlieland. Divers of Terschelling and Vlieland visited this wreck an salvaged several items.

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