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Upnor Castle and Gunpowder Supply to the Navy 1801–4

By Andrew Saunders

This article is based on the hundreds of letters written by the Board of Ordnance to the magazine establishment at Upnor Castle between 1801-4, with others from various sources. The letters refer to the supply of gunpowder and its nature, the storage of powder, its retrieval from ships returning from service and the changing nature […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Administration | Navies | Weapons