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The Story of the Gun: The Cannon Goes to Sea. The French fleet under Abraham du Quesne bombarded Algiers in North Africa in 1682 using bomb kitchens, heavily built ships which fired 200-pounder mortars (seen below); (inset top) firing mechamism for a flint-lock cannon; (bottom right) cutaway drawing showing how the mortars were mounted.

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