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A Brig of War's 12 pr Carronade.
|A Brig of War's 12 pr Carronade.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PZ2916|
|Description: The carronade was a short-barrel, large-calibre gun designed in the 1770s. It was the most successful product of the Carron Ironworks. The Royal Navy ordered carronades in large numbers, as did many foreign navies.|
|Creator: Edward William Cooke (1811-1880)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|