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Mr Monkey aboard HMS Victory, 29th August

"I doubt they'll run away"

Mr Monkey looking at a 12 pounder on the forecastle Mr Monkey looking at the carronade on the forecastle Details of the guns

Mr Monkey swarmed up a ladder and out into the open air. He looked around the forecastle, and saw a medium 12 pounder carriage gun and a 68 pounder carronade. There were originally two of each of these in the forecastle. HMS Victory was the only ship in the Royal Navy to carry carronades firing shot as heavy as 68 pounds. Mr Monkey was impressed by the amount of rope used to keep the guns in the right place.

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