Broadside

A broadside is the side of a ship; the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their simultaneous (or near simultaneous) fire in naval warfare.

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Broadside - As A Measurement
... Additionally, the term broadside is a measurement of a vessel's maximum simultaneous firepower which can be delivered upon a single target, because this concentration is ... which can all be trained to a single broadside ... Thus, an Iowa-class battleship has a broadside of 12 short tons (11.0 tonnes), the weight of shells that she can theoretically land on a target in a single firing ...
American Independence Museum - Collections - Dunlap Broadside
... In 1985, the Broadside of the Declaration of Independence was found in the upstairs floorboards when electricians were wiring a security system for the house ... at least 150 and no more than 200 copies of the broadside ... The museum's particular broadside reached Exeter on July 16, 1776, and was read by John Taylor Gilman, the eldest son of the Gilman household, to the people of Exeter ...
Sings For Broadside
... Sings For Broadside, alternatively known as Broadside Ballads, Vol. 1976 compilation of songs that Phil Ochs had recorded for Broadside Magazine as demonstration recordings or at benefit shows for them ...
Battle Of Flamborough Head - The First Shots
... line of battle, to make best use of their broadsides as they passed the two British ships ... by a shot (as he recalled it, but possibly a broadside) which Serapis answered with a broadside ... A minute or two later, as soon as he was within range, Landais fired his own broadside at the Countess of Scarborough (theoretically just over 200 pounds (91 kg) of ...
Seventeen Come Sunday
... It was also common on broadsides throughout the nineteenth century" An earlier version was first printed on a broadside of around 1810 with the title Maid and the Soldier ... Early broadside versions were sad songs focused on the abandonment of the girl by the young man ... Later broadside and traditional folk versions celebrate a sexual encounter ...