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The Gun with which we won the Great War with France

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Observe the heavy breeching-rope attaching the gun to the ship's side; the tackle and block for running in and out; the wooden wheels, and the "quoins" or wedges for elevating the gun.

Author
The British Navy Book
By Cyril Field
Available from gutenberg.org
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