A treatise on Naval gunnery commissioned by the Admiralty just after the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1818. The book covers the correct positioning of a crew around a cannon; priming; running out the guns; words of command for firing; sponging out; loading; and securing the guns after action. Illustrated by diagrams.
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2008 N & M Press reprint of 1818 original Edition . SB. 24pp. illustrated.