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Kawiti's Cannon, Ruapekapeka, Northland, NZ

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Kawiti's cannon, a 12-pr carronade. The damage is said to have been done by vandals with blasting powder. The carronade was a short gun first made by the Carron Foundries, Falkirk, Scotland, in 1779. Mainly used by the Navy and Merchant Navy from whom Maori obtained several during the mid-19th century.

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