carronades

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Scope note
Cannons first manufactured at the Carron Iron Company at Falkirk, Scotland, around 1778 and continuing in use until the late 19th century. They were short and light in relation to their bore, had no trunnions, and were used mainly on ships for firing broadsides at short range.
carronades
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024