The number of cannons royal, and even of demi-cannon, in the English navy was not great.
One demi-cannon cast in Manila, old style, caliber sixteen libras, length twenty-two calibers.
In the port ride two caravels--eighty tons, no more--and their greatest gun a demi-cannon.
One demi-cannon, old casting of Manila, caliber sixteen libras, length twenty-two calibers.
Upon every bulwark is mounted one demi-cannon, besides other great guns; in other places are smaller pieces.
The Revenge mounted forty "great ordnance" of brass, including cannon-royal, demi-cannon, and culverins for firing a broadside.