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A 32-pounder carronade.

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
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