Object Title

Rammer

Rammer

Date

1750-1850

Object Number

XIX.574

Physical Description

Wooden stave probably of ash fitted with a wooden head probably also of ash of the correct diameter to fit the calibre of a 32 pr gun (6 in). Used to load a smooth bore muzzle loading gun. Pushes back or rams the cartridge or bag charge, wads and shot

Associations

Places Britain