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emden gun


The four inch gun from the German ship Emden is mounted in the South East corner of Hyde Park, Sydney. The Emden was destroyed by the HMAS Sydney off the Cocos Islands in 1914.


  • Removed from granite plinth
  • Garnet blasted surface
  • Stabilised areas of corrosion
  • Repainted
  • Reinstalled on plinth

For more information 

Read 'Maintaining our Memorials' on the City of Sydney website


City of Sydney


Monument Conservation 


Emden Gun BT

Before Treatment

Emden Gun AT

After Treatment