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Naval Artillery In The Age Of Sail - Shot
... In addition to varying shot weights, different types of shot were employed for various situations Round shot - Solid spherical cast-iron shot, the standard fare in naval battles ... Canister shot - Cans filled with dozens of musket balls ... Grapeshot - Canvas-wrapped stacks of smaller round shot which fitted in the barrel, typically three or more layers of three ...

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