- Aug 2013
- United States
Which source is that?It was recorded that a typical Ming Fuchuan junk was usually mounted with one large cannon (probably the generals type) and a few supporting mortars or breech-loaders. In terms of armaments they were indeed behind European ships, but sufficient to deal with other East Asian ships.
What were these?They had various types of Fuchuan, and plus many medium and small ships.