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  1. Powder monkey, New Hampshire.

    Powder monkey, New Hampshire.

    "Powder monkey" on New Hampshire, picture from US civil war. (The boy who is in charge of bringing the gunner the gunpowder is referred to as a powder monkey). The New hampshire was laid down in 1819 as a 74-gun ship of the line, but was not launched until 1864. She served as a store ship
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