In about 12 minutes the gun carriage and bearer party and escort party, led by a band of the Royal Marines, will lead off.
When that had been pulled aboard, the block went down into the boat again, and soon up came a gun carriage.
Beecher says the gun carriage must be in proportion to the gun it carries.
You are nothing to me but a gun carriage, and I shall not waste a shot.'
The total weight of the gun carriage with its limber is about 9,800 pounds.
The 6-inch gun carriage, bearing the gun, weighs about 41,000 pounds.
Little Ponto, the royal reefer, lay on a gun carriage near me.
The spare side-arms to be put in their proper places on the gun carriage, and the others alongside the gun.
"I hope we beat them," murmured Captain Dutton, who was on the gun carriage.
The gun carriage jolted and the cannoneers swore at the unnecessary bouncing.