cannon ball

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a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon

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1) Large possible ballast pile located by sonar 2) Ballast field located by Taz 3) High probability recovery site located by Old Charter Salvage (under contract to Deep Blue) 4) Wide sweep inspection of anchor and cannon ball sites located by Billy 5) Wide sweep inspection of area where Ed and Gary found silver coin 6) Surface and sub bottom search of the Kirby site located by Billy 7) Search of 2,500 sonar hits in a 15 square mile plus area.
Contractors working in Bolton Way, off Belmangate, for Northern Gas Networks, found the deeply buried bones and the cannon ball while excavating trenches at the weekend.
The cannon ball was discovered in Yaylapynar neighborhood.
They were torn apart by cannon balls, sliced by sabres, bayoneted and trampled.
Ben had visions of finding important treasures, like a cannon ball, a piece of gold, or other historical relics of importance, along the 40 mile shoreline.
But one cannon ball does not make a battlefield, and the team concentrated their activities on a smaller area and slowly the evidence, so long discussed by so many people, was unearthed.
Now, with her government-issued trailer uninhabitable, Thunder Hawk moves from house to house among friends in Cannon Ball, the Native American community of less than 1,000 that President Barack Obama will visit today.
Beyond the earlier decades, the SL appeared in cult hits like Beverly Hills Cop, Cannon Ball Run and The Flamingo Kid.
AS a former stage manager at the Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, I know that April 8, 2012, is the 125th anniversary of the death of one Robert Saddler Crowther - otherwise known as 'Bob The Ghost' - who was a stage hand employed on the Carl Rosa opera 'Nordisa' and was killed by a cannon ball falling from the fly floor.
Over this period, Lutz took a fascinating series of photographs of local Yanktonai Sioux and their families from Cannon Ball district on nearby Standing Rock Indian Reservation who, from the summer of 1924, were each paid a dollar a day to set up camp in Northern Pacific Park in Mandan, in close proximity to the Northern Pacific Railroad line.
Nine carefully preserved treasures include a six-pound cannon ball, pewter plate from the ship's galley, flake of gold likely plundered by the pirates, clay pipe fragment, iron spike and three straight pins.
Cavlan was also filmed discussing plans to kidnap a dog called Cannon Ball, which was seized from his home, from the British Army's Palace Barracks, where the dog was being held on behalf of the USPCA.
Four cannons were loaded and one had three 9-inch bolts, in front of the cannon ball, which would have been very terrorizing when shot," he explained.
The Bahraini goalie dived in a flash to his left to fend off the cannon ball but the rebound came to Ja- Cheol who bundled it over the goalline from the goal area to make it 2-0.
Ceramics, cannon ball, pitcher granite, pot, coins and pieces of tobacco pipe belonging to the Ottoman period have so far been found.