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1. Carronades were different, they were short stubby guns that looked like this

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2. (Image source: WikiCommons) Some warships were fitted entirely with Carronades with mixed results

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3. Carronades were a type of lightweight cannon introduced in 1778 by Carron Foundry of Falkirk, Scotland, principally for use at sea.Carronades were designed to achieve a significant saving of both weight and manpower over standard ('long') guns

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4. Carronades are comparable in size and power to the Great Cannons used in the field by the Empire, capable of causing a similar scale of devastation upon living targets and even reducing solid walls to rubble from afar

Carronades, Comparable, Cannons, Capable, Causing

5. Carronades are perfect short-range weapons against enemy ships and crew alike, but require getting in close quarters with enemy vessels, which is not always practical or safe

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6. Model Ship Carronades Come in a Range of Sizes

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7. Many ships of the Undead fleets are equipped with broadside cannons known as Carronades or ‘smashers’, so named for the quick, splintering work they make of …

Cannons, Carronades

8. The considerable success of the Oriente Carronades in action against the Republic of the Sphere, however, caused RAF units to make downing Carronades a priority

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9. Carronades are a form of cannon used by the Zombie Pirates of the Vampire Coast

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10. Many ships of the Undead fleets are equipped with broadside cannons known as Carronades or ‘smashers’, so named for the quick, splintering work they make of even the toughest ship hulls when brought within range

Cannons, Carronades

11. Carronades varied in length; a 12-pound Carronade was Less than half the length of a 68-pound Carronade

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12. Table 1 shows the overall length of different sizes of Carronades at 1:48 scale

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13. The first generation Carronades were short, so short that the muzzle of …

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14. However, using Carronades as the main broadside armament and long guns as chasers may be beneficial, as the range of the long guns may be useful in pursuing a faster enemy (or one with a head start), and it's rare for both chasers and broadsides to be …

Carronades, Chasers

15. Carronades fired balls up to 68 lbs

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16. Since most sea battles were fought at ranges much less than 500 yards, Carronades were credited with many spectacular victories

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17. The British were so impressed that they installed Carronades in addition to the usual long gun armament, to increase the overall firepower of their ships, but later they replaced

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18. Carronades were short heavy guns, similar to canon, used by the British Royal Navy on battleships from the late 18th century until about 1820

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19. Carronades also required a smaller gun crew, and were faster to reload and easier to aim

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20. HMS Victory used the two 68-pounder Carronades which she carried on her forecastle to great effect at the Battle of Trafalgar, clearing the gun deck of the Bucentaure by firing a round shot and a keg of 500 musket balls through the Bucentaure's stern windows.

Carronades, Carried, Clearing

21. Carronades are comparable in size and power to the Great Cannons used in the field by the Empire, capable of causing a similar scale of devastation upon living targets and even reducing solid walls to rubble from afar

Carronades, Comparable, Cannons, Capable, Causing

22. Carronade (plural Carronades) (nautical, historical) A very short carriage gun used to fire a heavy shot for a limited range

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23. Midshipman Easy [They] viewed the vessel, which proved to be a very fine fast-sailing craft, well found, with six brass Carronades on each side.

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24. New to Assassin's Creed: Rogue, the Carronades are short cannons installed on the front of the Morrigan, which enables it to fire on ships it is actively approaching.

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25. Constitution would not be armed with large-caliber Carronades on her spar deck until 1804, and it took another four years before she received a full complement of twenty 32-pounder Carronades

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26. What then, were these “Carronades for the tops”? Since they were mounted high in the rigging, they had to be a fairly small, light weapons.

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27. Carronades are a Technology in Empire: Total War.

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28. Carronades Broadside cannons for sinking mortal ships are devastating when used in the field, pulverising living flesh and solid walls

Carronades, Cannons

29. Many ships of the Undead fleets are equipped with broadside cannons known as Carronades or ‘smashers’, so named for the quick, splintering work they make of even the toughest ship hulls when brought within

Cannons, Carronades

30. Carronades figured prominently in a number of the single-ship U.S

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31. Navy frigate Essex , commanded by Captain David Porter and armed, over his objection, largely with smashers (40 32-pounder Carronades and only 6 12-pounder long guns) was about 230 miles northwest of the Azores under the

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32. Just a brief Discussion detailing the predominant differences in the characteristics and behaviours of Cannons and Carronades in-game

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33. The Carronades, those short-barreled, close range guns designed to throw a heavy shot capable of shattering an enemy ship’s timbers, may also have served for a long time with the ship

Carronades, Close, Capable

34. Generally speaking Carronades are good for PVE and longs are good for PVP

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35. Mixing decks makes aiming a bit wonky, as your single shots vs broadsides won't land in the same spot (you typically disable Carronades to aim and then turn them back on to broadside).

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36. That year, Congress set aside a $10,000 appropriation for "surfboats, rockets, Carronades and other necessary apparatus for the better preservation of life and property from shipwrecks on the coast of New Jersey lying between Sandy Hook and Little Egg Harbor." Initial lifesaving efforts on the Great Lakes started six years later, when a $12,500

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37. A more detailed treatment of the characteristics of Carronades and the history of their development can be found in Turner andMeide 2013 andMeide et al

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38. Two Carronades were found on the Storm Wreck, Cannons 1 and 6, and the latter was recovered and conserved

Carronades, Cannons, Conserved

39. Carronades, Swivel Guns, Cannons, Cannonballsl, Lights, Airports There are 87 products.

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40. Carronades are one of the three cannon types in Tradelands, with the others being Long Guns and Mortars

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41. A few short-barrelled 64-pounder Carronades might be aboard to give a close-in broadside more weight of shot

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42. ‘In addition to remarkable administrative and strategic abilities, Middleton was also instrumental in getting the Royal Navy to adopt Carronades and coppered hulls.’ ‘In fact, the vessel carried a mixed battery of up to fifty guns, including a main battery of long 24-pounders and short Carronades, which could fire a heavier 32-pound ball

Carronades, Coppered, Carried, Could

43. The Carronades probably offer more benefit, considering grape is already short range to begin with, but now you fire more of it per shot

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44. 2) The building cost of Carronades has also been halved

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45. These two changes should make Carronades more viable

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46. Plasma Carronades are a type of beam weapon

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47. They have a maximum range of Base Damage * 10000km Their rate of fire is Base Damage / Capacitor Recharge Rate * 5s Plasma Carronades cannot be mounted in turrets Usage

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48. Plasma Carronades have high damage and short range, making them very good at dealing out Shock Damage

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49. The snow can carry 6pd cannons or 18pd Carronades on her gun deck, on her weather deck she can carry 6pd cannons or 12pd Carronades

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50. For her bow and stern chasers she can only mount 4pd cannons or 12pd Carronades

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51. Carronades are a Technology in Empire: Total War.

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52. Commonly used on all ships, and wrongfully considered far superior to the low range of larger Carronades

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53. In 2015, the team located iron Carronades, anchor cables, two anchors, and other artefacts, at the isolated Ashmore Reef, part of the Outer Route traditionally used by trade vessels

Carronades, Cables

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CARRONADES [ˌkerəˈnād]

NOUN

  • a short large-caliber cannon, formerly in naval use.

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