John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 132

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to receive a bursting charge of 3 ¼ drams R.F.G² powder

(R.F.G means rifle fine grain powder) contained in a

shalloon bag and threaded with quick match

The head of the shell which is fitted with a metal G.S.

fuzehole socket, and a wood block is attached to the

body with 6 brass screws and 6 steel twisting pins

A metal central tube perforated with 12 fuzeholes is

screwed into a wrought iron diaphragm over the bursting

charge and is fitted at the top into the fuze socket.

The interior of the shell, which is Velurilled " and lined with

brown paper contains 10 stars in tiers of 5. A perforated

iron disc separates the tiers, and is supported by wood

supports which are placed between the stars in each

tier

The faces of the disc are covered with felt washers, and

a felt washer is placed between the top of the stars and

the wood block in the head

The ribs of the groove for driving band are waved

 

The fruze time 15 Seconds No 25 will be used with the 

shell.

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to receive a bursting charge of 3 ¼ drams R.F.G² powder

(R.F.G means rifle fine grain powder) contained in a

shalloon bag and threaded with quick match

The head of the shell which is fitted with a metal G.S.

fuzehole socket, and a wood block is attached to the

body with 6 brass screws and 6 steel twisting pins

A metal central tube perforated with 12 fuzeholes is

screwed into a wrought iron diaphragm over the bursting

charge and is fitted at the top into the fuze socket.

The interior of the shell, which is Velurilled " and lined with

brown paper contains 10 stars in tiers of 5. A perforated

iron disc separates the tiers, and is supported by wood

supports which are placed between the stars in each

tier

The faces of the disc are covered with felt washers, and

a felt washer is placed between the top of the stars and

the wood block in the head

The ribs of the groove for driving band are waved

 

The fruze time 15 Seconds No 25 will be used with the 

shell.


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  • March 31, 2017 01:02:28 Cheryl Ellsworth

    to receive a bursting charge of 3 ¼ drams R.F.G² powder

    (R.F.G means rifle fine grain powder) contained in a

    shalloon bag and threaded with quick match

    The head of the shell which is fitted with a metal G.S.

    fuzehole socket, and a wood block is attached to the

    body with 6 brass screws and 6 steel twisting pins

    A metal central tube perforated with 12 fuzeholes is

    screwed into a wrought iron diaphragm over the bursting

    charge and is fitted at the top into the fuze socket.

    The interior of the shell, which is Velurilled " and lined with

    brown paper contains 10 stars in tiers of 5. A perforated

    iron disc separates the tiers, and is supported by wood

    supports which are placed between the stars in each

    tier

    The faces of the disc are covered with felt washers, and

    a felt washer is placed between the top of the stars and

    the wood block in the head

    The ribs of the groove for driving band are waved

     

    The fruze time 15 Seconds No 25 will be used with the 

    shell.

  • March 31, 2017 00:57:04 Cheryl Ellsworth

    to receive a bursting charge of 3 ¼ drams R.F.G powder

    (R.F.G means rifle fine grain powder) contained in a

    shalloon bag and threaded with quick match

    The head of the shell which is fitted with a metal G.S.

    fuzehole socket, and a wood block is attached to the

    body with 6 brass screws and 6 steel twisting pins

    A metal central tube perforated with 12 fuzeholes is

    screwed into a wrought iron diaphragm over the bursting

    charge and is fitted at the top into the fuze socket.

    The interior of the shell, which is "Velurilled" and lined with

    brown paper contains 10 stars in tiers of 5. A perforated

    iron disc separates the tiers, and is supported by wood

    supports which are placed between the stars in each

    tier

    The faces of the disc are covered with felt washers, and

    a felt washer is placed between the top of the stars and

    the wood block in the head

    The ribs of the groove for driving band are waved


    The fruze time 15 Seconds No 25 will be used with the 

    shell.


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