The machinery worked so badly that the revolution of the turret was stopped.
Five heavy accurate shots from the Federal's turret guns crushed the enemy in a few minutes.
turret had been blown off and the turret was blazing.
The " Scharnhorst " was hit twice with little injury; the " Gneisenau " received three hits, one of which bent the flap of the after turret, an injury of little moment.
Forward of the turret was the iron pilot house, square in shape, and rising about 4 ft.
In English churches these stairs generally run up in a small turret in the wall at the west end of the chancel; often this also leads out on to the roof.
On the Lednock are the falls of the Devil's Cauldron and on the Turret and its feeders several graceful cascades.
There is a 15th-century Italian example in South Kensington Museum of a pilastered turret containing an oblong crystal case, the whole resting on a stemmed base, and surmounted with a cupola.
Its turret, 9 ft.
A turret containing a huge bell was added in the 18th century, and restored after being injured by lightning in 1881.
The loss of the armoured turret ship "Aquidaban" by a magazine explosion in the bay of Jacarepagua, near Rio de Janeiro, in 1905, had left Brazil with but one fighting vessel (the " Reachuelo ") of any importance.
For the desulphurization of zinc blende where it is not intended to collect and save the sulphur there are many mechanical kilns, generally classified as straight-line, horse-shoe, turret and shaft kilns; all of these may be made to do good work on moderately clean ores which do not melt at the temperature of desulphurization.
The provision of defensive armour for ships of war had long occupied his attention, and he had constructed plans and a model of a vessel lying low in the water, carrying one heavy gun in a circular turret mounted on a turntable.
Accordingly, the vessel was built so low in the water that the waves glided easily over its deck except at the middle, where was constructed a revolving turret 1 for the guns, and though the vessel's iron armour had a thickness of 1 in.
' Hotspur ' against the turret of H.M.S.
Among others, Ericsson replied, and as it was thought that his design might be serviceable in inland waters, the first armoured turret ship, the "Monitor," was ordered; she was launched on the 30th of January 1862, and on the 9th of March she fought the celebrated action with the Confederate ram "Merrimac."
on a perfectly calm day the ' Hotspur ' fired several rounds at the ' Glatton's ' turret and missed it."
On the 8th of March about 1 p.m., the "Merrimac," commanded by Commodore Franklin Buchanan (1795-1871), steamed down the Elizabeth accompanied by two one-gun gun-boats, to engage the wooden fleet of the Federals, consisting of the frigate "Congress," 50 guns, and the sloop "Cumberland," 30 guns, both sailing vessels, anchored off Newport News, and 1 For the idea of the low free-board and the revolving turret Ericsson was indebted to Theodore R.
A turret to the right of the portal carries a clock called the Jaquemart, on which the hours are struck by two figures.
The "Monitor" had the advantage of being able to out-manoeuvre her heavier and more unwieldy adversary; but the revolving turret made firing difficult and communications were none too good with the pilot house, the position of which on the forward deck lessened the range of the two turret-guns.
The small cloister is at W, where were the carols or cells of the scribes, with the library (P) over, reached by a turret staircase.
Of mechanically rabbling furnaces we may mention the O'Harra modified by Allen-Brown, the Hixon, the KellerGaylord-Cole, the Ropp, the Spence, the Wethey, the Parkes, Pearce's " Turret " and Brown's " Horseshoe " furnaces.
Returning to the cloister, a vaulted passage admitted to the small cloister (I), opening from the north side of which were eight small cells, assigned to the scribes employed in copying works for the library, which was placed in the upper story, accessible by a turret staircase.
Such often took the form of a turret.
battle tank, the eroded tip being the turret.
I believe the transmitting aerial was fitted under the rear turret with a receiving aerial on each rear fin.
After two hours' fighting, the "Monitor" was drawn off, so that more ammunition could be placed in her turret.
ogee roof (double curved) to the clock turret was the only feature to survive from the original design.
Its chief tributaries on the right are the Ruchil, Machany, Ruthven, May and Farg, and on the left, the Lednock and Turret.
The crossing is very high, much higher than the nave, and outside on its gable sits a fine Sanctus bell turret.
Flames were coming out from #1 turret and I asked the boatswain if the magazine was flooded.
When you have a condenser with a rotating turret you can use this to alter the direction of the light.
It is a neat edifice with a bell turret, surmounted by four ancient crosses.
It is two story, with 1 75mm turret on the top floor, and two 81mm mortar embrasures in the lower floor.
Tho the top turret gunner tried to put out the flames, the cabin was filled with smoke.
Next to the turret base a large hatchway (7) provides access to the space behind the secondary armament.
Two specialist Groups exist to cater for those interested in electrical horology and turret clocks.
M109 155mm self-propelled howitzer An American self-propelled howitzer with a fully armored turret.
newel turret rises above the tower, and is similarly finished.
octagon turret rises above the roof.
There is a central stationary dome or turret with a circular porthole.
rotateruction - Each character has his or her own uniquely deadly 360° rotating turret.
Monmouth was also hit by the third salvo from Gneisenau, setting her forward turret on fire.
Sanctus bell turret visible in the adjacent photo.
Sanctus bell turret.
stair turret set in thickness of west wall.
The fronds of towering palm trees jostle for position above the medieval ramparts where nesting storks colonize each vacant turret.
terrazzo paving similar to the water-closet turret, and is warmed by a radiator.
The rotating turret has been mounted on the frames, together with the arm on which the cutter head will be mounted.
turret mounted on a base 32 inches in diameter, Fig.
turret at southeast angle is lit by two slits in the same stage.
The entrance is by a porch at the west end, which is surmounted by a bell turret, with two bells.
Two 12 inch guns would be housed in a revolving turret.
With the dorsal turret removed she would have been capable of around 350 mph +. Two 650 hp Mercury VIS engines gave adequate power.
turret gunner tried to put out the flames, the cabin was filled with smoke.
turret guns was supplied in cylindrical cases, each case containing two quarter charges.
Note the bell, which may have come from the Sanctus bell turret visible in the adjacent photo.
A stair turret breaks the symmetry on the south face.
To replace the old bell turret an new bell tower was erected.
Go left from the gun turret to get there.
Access to the gallery is from the exterior staircase turret.
Entrance to the tower was by a door in a corner stair turret.
Bell turret: square with horizontal timber boarding, pyramidal roof surmounted by weather vane and arrow.
on the turret, its draft was only 10 ft.
Destruction - Each character has his or her own uniquely deadly 360° rotating turret.
The bell turret rises directly from the gable end; two-tiered with a saddleback roof; small apertures with sandstone dressings.
Note the bell, which may have come from the sanctus bell turret visible in the adjacent photo.
Entrance to stair turret set in thickness of west wall.
It has a dado and terrazzo paving similar to the water-closet turret, and is warmed by a radiator.
I notice that #2 turret on Arizona has fallen in the fire forward and her tripod mast has bent forward in the intense heat.
X, a kind of turret mounted on a base 32 inches in diameter, Fig.
Stair turret at southeast angle is lit by two slits in the same stage.
Previously, the time to machine the shaft and the faces and OD of each impeller was 5½ minutes, using twin turret lathes.
Finally it is hoped to include a visit to a local church turret clock.
The cordite for the turret guns was supplied in cylindrical cases, each case containing two quarter charges.
My first priority were the rocket launcher guys, and then the 2nd priority were the machine gun turret people.
One of the more interesting things you can pick up is a gun turret you can place anywhere that will spray your opponents.
Master Chief is driving while the alien mans the turret.
A marksman who has a sniper rifle, blaster pistol, thermal detonator, auto turret dispenser and recon druid.
Some of the weapons you have available are: Plasma Baton, AP50, PLM40, Canister Bomb, C4 Explosive and the Turret Gun.
I really enjoyed using the Turret guns because you can sit there and blast at them as the walk towards you.
The sprawling mansion even had a turret and an entire ballroom on the fourth floor.
The alarm clock comes complete with two Star Wars mini figures and a "buildable blaster turret".
The layer has under his control the hand-wheel for setting the range on the sights, another hand-wheel for elevating the gun and the sights on to the Detachable target, and a third for traversing the turret.
Timby (1819-1909), who in 1843 had filed a caveat for revolving towers for offensive or defensive warfare whether placed on land or water, and to whom the company building the "Monitor" paid $5000 royalty for each turret.
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