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Naval Gunnery 1850 Theory and Practice (U.S.N.)

William Jeffers

Item #4845: $19.95
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Naval Gunnery 1850 Theory and Practice (U.S.N.)

254 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 254
  • Naval Gunnery 1850 Theory and Practice (U.S.N.)
  • By William Jeffreys
  • Action and Reaction
  • Angles in Firing
  • Causes and Examination of Inaccuracy and Mistaken Firing
  • Classifications of Cannons
  • Compound Shots
  • Definitions of the Gunnery
  • Fabrications of Cannons
  • Gun Cartridges
  • Gunpowder
  • Influence of Caliber
  • Matter and Force
  • Nomenclature of the Guns
  • Pointing and Firing Cannons
  • Powder Combustion
  • Powder Storage
  • Practical Instruction
  • Preparation of the Guns
  • Projectiles
  • Recoil and Measurement in Cannons
  • Recoil in Guns
  • Windage, Chambers