Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gatling Gun, tripod, drums, $346,150, Julia/Poulin Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt Model 1883 U.S. Navy Gatling Gun on a tripod with two drums sold for a combined $346,150 at a Firearms Auction held March 11-13 by Poulin Auction Company and March 14-15 by James D. Julia, Inc., both in Fairfield, Me. Also, a […]

Ken's Korner: Navy dolphin finds 130-year-old torpedo

Ken's Korner: Navy dolphin finds 130-year-old torpedo

Ken’s Korner: Navy dolphin finds 130-year-old torpedo News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Remarkable as it sounds, the U.S. Navy actually trains dolphins to use their sophisticated natural sonar systems (called “echolocation”) to detect underwater mines and other dangerous objects on the ocean floor. On a recent exercise […]