The galley fire was put out; furniture in the captaina#39;s and commodorea#39;s cabins was moved below decks to make room for the gun crews. ... Guns of this period were equipped with firing locks, but lengths of lighted slow match-cord were put in safe places ... with fine powder) into the vent, and then primed the pan of the firing lock (like the locks used in flintlock muskets) with fine powder from a flask or horn.
|Title||:||Muzzle-Loading Artillery Drill Manual: Muzzle-Loading Artillery Series Volume 1|
|Publisher||:||Strategic Book Publishing -|