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A 32-pounder carronade.
|A 32-pounder carronade.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: B9921_14|
|Description: A replica carronade on wooden rear chock carriage with quoin elevation. It has a calibre of 6.25 inches (15.9 cm) and the Royal cypher of George III (1760-1820). It is one of a batch of non-firing replicas made to re-equip historic fortifications.
The carronades were a highly successful design, and were particularly deadly in close combat.|
|Creator: Carron Company|
|Date: 20th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|