As the chain shot out, Dot slipped on the wet logs, and fell into the water.
At length, her fore-topmast, which had before been severely injured by a chain shot, came down with a crash upon the deck.
Bar shot appears in a Castillo inventory of 1706, and like chain shot, was for specialized work like cutting a ship's rigging.
The brave English admiral had his leg carried off by a chain shot, and received two other wounds.
Variations of round shot were bar shot and chain shot (fig. 41), two or more projectiles linked together for simultaneous firing.
The gallant gunners, linstock in hand, watched by the guns loaded with bags of bullets and with chain shot.