Author Results for Aldo Antonicelli

Note: A Close Examination of an Ancient Naval Artefact

By Aldo Antonicelli

An identification of an ancient bronze artefact as a secondary ram. Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Weapons

Note: The Compression Carriage or Hardy Carriage

By Aldo Antonicelli

This Note corrects an assertion made by John Harland in MM (99:1) that Admiral Hardy was the inventor of ┬áthe ‘compression carriage’ used for carronades between 1830 and 1850. The carriage was designed by General William Millar, but was abandoned ‘on account of its weight, complication, liability to become deranged or be rendered useless ..’ Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies | Weapons