Apart from his colonial career, he had been to Greece in a brigantine with four brass carronades
; he had travelled Europe in a chaise and four, drawing bridle at the palace-doors of German princes; queens of song and dance had followed him like sheep and paid his tailor's bills.
Bennet was rather a man of science than a man of war, which did not, however, prevent his vessel from carrying four carronades
, that had never hurt any body, to be sure, but had performed the most pacific duty in the world.
Upon the table (a huge iron plate supported upon six carronades
) stood an inkstand of exquisite elegance, made of a beautifully chased Spanish piece, and a sonnette, which, when required, could give forth a report equal to that of a revolver.
Based in Peterhead, we sampled the Raspberry Carronade
and Loose Cannon before trying out the M'Ango Unchained seasonal mango IPA.
A small cannon, or carronade
, lay exposed on the ocean floor.
The rating system itself was a legacy system that did not take into account developments such as the introduction of the short-range carronade
. Moreover, the Americans had a tendency to rate warships smaller than they actually were--this served a propaganda purpose.
cannons were used by the Duke of Wellington when he defeated Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
, another type of gun Constitution used during its history, weighed more than 2,000 pounds without the carriage and needed a crew of 4 to 8 men.
James was a member of the Ordnance Society and also enjoyed firing some of the smaller ordnance such as a carronade
- such as to celebrate his son's wedding.
was used in the Battle of Trafalgar and American Civil War.
In order to disperse the Aborigines, said Moore, he ordered a carronade
to be fired, whereupon the Aborigines retreated up a valley, leaving a two-year-old boy behind.
With their surfeit of short-range carronade
or "smashers", the British had an advantage in rough weather, darkness or mist, allowing them to get in close.