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Army:

Great Britain: Dimensions and Weights of a Oblong Carcase

Circa 1796

Size of Weapon
Weight
Burn Time
in
Minutes
Empty
Composition
Complete
lbs
oz
dr
lbs
oz
dr
lbs
oz
dr
10" Howitzer
36
7
5
35
10
--
72
1
5
12
8" Howitzer
16
5
5
18
2
--
34
7
5
10
5 1/2" Howitzer
1
12
2
6
15
--
8
11
3
6
4 2/5" Howitzer
1
0
6
3
11
7
4
11
13
4

Notes:  

lbs = pounds
oz = ounces
dr = drams
            

Source:

The Little Bombardier and Pocket Gunner London: T Egerton; 1801. P. 52

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: March 2005

 



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