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" ... hand-grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges; and moistened sand was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stem to stern, as solid as possible, that... "
The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in ... - Página 106
por William James - 1837
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volumen2,Parte1

Walter Scott - 1811
...fusees, and between and upon these were between two and three thousand hand grenade*. The puncheons, were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges ; and moistened sand was rammed down between them, so as to render the whole as solid as possible from...
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An impartial history of the naval, military and political events ..., Volumen2

Hewson Clarke - 1815
...were laid charged with fusees, and between and upon these were 3000 hand grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them and jammed together with wedges, and moistened sand was rammed down between them, so as to render the whole as solid as possible from...
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The Log Book, Or, Nautical Miscellany

Old Sailor - 1830 - 498 páginas
...and again, among and upon these were between two and three thousand hand-grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges ; and moistened •and was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stem to...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle, Volúmenes1-2

1836
...fuses; and again, among and upon these were between 2,000 and 3,000 hand-grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges ; and moistened «and was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stem to...
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Tales of the Wars; Or, Naval and Military Chronicle: To which is ..., Volumen1

1836
...fuses; and again, among and upon these were between 2,000 and 3,000 hand-grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges ; and moistened sand was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stem to stern,...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volumen15

1843
...Cochranc's vessel alone contained 1500 barrels of gunpowder, started into puncheons, placed end upward, fastened to each other by cables wound round them,...400 shells charged with fusees, and nearly as many thousand hand-grenades." This, and other craft of the same description, exploded without doing the...
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Peter Parley's magazine

1848
...again, among and upon these, were between two and three thousand hand-grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables, wound round them, and jammed together by wedges ; and moistened sand was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from...
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Battles of the British Navy, Volumen2

Joseph Allen - 1852
...containing 1,500 barrels of powder started into puncheons up-headed, and secured together by cables passed round them, and jammed together with wedges, having moistened sand rammed down between them, and on the top of this mass of gunpowder lay more than 300 live shells and many thousand hand-grenades....
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volumen54

1859
...fuses ; and again, among and upon these were between 2,000 and 3,000 hand grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges, and moistened sand was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stein to stern,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumen48

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1859
...fuses ; and again, among and upon these were between 2000 and 3000 hand grenades. The puncheons were fastened to each other by cables wound round them, and jammed together with wedges, and moistened sand was rammed down between these casks, so as to render the whole, from stem to stern,...
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