Other schools are the school of naval medicine at Bordeaux with annexes at Toulon, Brest and Rochefort; schools of torpedoes and mines and of gunnery at Toulon, &c., &c. The coles dhydro graphic established at various ports are for theoretical training for the higher grades of the merchant service.
This was essentially a gunnery appointment, and on the expiration of three years Hood was made Director of Naval Ordnance.
It gives name to a school of gunnery, where officers are instructed and experiments carried out.
He superintended the gunnery training and prepared a new drill-book for the fleet.
Tartaglia's writings on gunnery were translated into English by Lucar in 1588, and into French by Rieffel in 1845.