Ship Smashing 32 Pounder

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Ship Smashing 32 Pounder

Postby Will Mathieson » 16 Jan 2017 18:35

Second from left is a 32 pound British cannon ball. 6.10 inches in diameter.
The Victorys lower decks were armed with 32 pound cannon to smash through 2 1/2 feet of wooden hull.
Left ball is a 24 pounder as is the far right and between a 12 pounder.
My first 32 pounder, for some reason hard to find.
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Re: Ship Smashing 32 Pounder

Postby Waggoner » 17 Jan 2017 01:08

A nice collection! Where do you find them?l

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Re: Ship Smashing 32 Pounder

Postby Will Mathieson » 17 Jan 2017 02:40

Gary two were given to me and two found at auctions. What is unclear behind them in the frame is a land grant for the Niagara region to a veteran of the War of 1812 dated about 1820, the wax seal is still in great shape. Only found two others online in museums.
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