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    02-24-2024, 11:32
    The specifying of pistol shot is a term of art for the relative position of two vessels (seen frequently in descriptions of 'close engagement') -...
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    02-23-2024, 16:04
    Yes, this is what Adm Rodney appears to have written. If you put a 14" carbine calibre naval pistol in the hunes and fire it level it will carry...
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    02-23-2024, 12:49
    I think a line can be seen, where the RN saw no advantage to the excessive power of the 42pdr, not being useful enough at the 'moderate' ranges...
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    02-23-2024, 10:11
    Those are still rather on the short side (IMO). By top metal, most guns range to 600-700m, carronades rather further (albeit needing to use the...
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    02-22-2024, 06:01
    Inflexible is one of a few 'experimental' uniform battery ships - she is an example of the type as a 64, and Goliath an example of the same change...
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    02-21-2024, 15:57
    I'd be surprised if Africa (a 9 pdr castles 64 gunner) wasn't carrying carronades in 1812 - there had been a general wartime allocation of 2 24 pdr...
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About Lieste
First Name:
David
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UK
State/Province:
South West
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United Kingdom
Ship Size:
5-6 Rates (24- 30 guns, 1 deck)

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Earl April, 1814 02-24-2024 11:32
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Name: Top Monthly Poster
Awarded to the Sailor with the most posts for a given month.
Issue time: 07-01-2023 03:13
Issue reason: Top Poster for June 2023.


Name: Trivia Quiz Winner
Answering all of the Trivia Quiz questions correctly.
Issue time: 04-25-2021 10:46
Issue reason: Answering the most of the Trivia Quiz questions correctly.